Austin Alert: Texas Legislature News
The links below contain information about the 87th Texas Legislature including Allen ISD's priorities for the session. Watch the Austin Alert page for updates on pending legislation and actions that may affect Allen ISD schools. The Texas Legislature Online website is the state's link for all information regarding the legislative session.
Legislative News Links
The 87th Session of the Texas Legislature opened on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. This Austin Alert page will highlight key information, actions, and pieces of legislation that may impact Texas pubic schools and Allen ISD in particular.
Texas House and Senate propose similar spending amounts in preliminary budgets (The Texas Tribune, Jan. 21)
Texas schools are wary of losing funding gains lawmakers provided in 2019 (The Texas Tribune, Jan. 15)
Texas House elects Dade Phelan speaker as 2021 legislative session gets underway (The Texas Tribune, Jan. 12)
Recession cuts how much lawmakers can spend with the next state budget, but the decrease isn’t as bad as feared (The Texas Tribune, Jan. 11)