Action Alerts from TEXAS Foward and Kids Well:
Today, the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees held public hearings on budget-related bills that affect every Texan. They are busy underfunding education and health care, and they are hoping you won't notice. Nine out of 10 Texans in a recent poll oppose cutting public education and children's health care, yet that's exactly what this budget does. What's more:
- Over twice as many Texas voters oppose these cuts as oppose using the Rainy Day Fund.
- Only 1 voter in 10 opposes all the revenue-raising measures the Texas Legislature opposes.
It is time for state leaders to stop being out of touch and start representing the views of the vast majority of Texans!
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