Omits 2011 cuts, commits inflation error
Says that over the past 20 years, Texas public school spending rose 142 percent and per-pupil spending more than tripled when adjusted for inflation.
Budget balanced, though items under-funded
"We’re talking right now about a $12 billion hole in our current, so-called balanced" state "budget."
Smaller pie, less per student
Says Texas lawmakers last year expanded public education’s share of state spending.
Research didn’t break out Hispanics
Says black women are "fastest-growing demographic group in ... Texas seeking concealed handgun licenses."
Work opportunity, no path to citizenship
Says Paul Workman authored legislation providing amnesty for illegal immigrants.
Missing many partisan IDs
"In Texas, there are 668 Democratic Hispanic elected officials to the 60 in the Republican Party."
District was Republican friendly last century
"In my 12 years in the House, I have watched my district go from a solidly Democratic district to a heavily solid Republican district."
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