Not mandated, not precisely $300 million
Says a voter-adopted constitutional amendment "instructed" a state board headed by Jerry Patterson to put $300 million in investment earnings into a fund supporting public school operations.
Two spots shy of No. 1
Without U.S. Senate action, Texas will have more federal judicial vacancies this year than any other state.
Grants gone, but full-day pre-K not
"Rick Perry ended full-day Pre-K for 100,000 Texas children."
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