Inside Texas Politics (7/3)

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by JIM DOUGLAS

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Posted on July 3, 2011 at 9:51 AM

The Special Session is over. Texas lawmakers cut $4 billion from education funding and left several billion in the state's Rainy Day Fund untouched. Here to discuss the school finance plan is Higher Education Committee Chair State Rep. Dan Branch.

While education suffered deep cuts, one lawmaker says the budget preserved money for TV ads for Fortune 500 companies. PolitiFact Texas examines that claim.

On the Roundtable, the FBI raids the home and office of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price.

The Rant focuses on the "santuary cities" controversy; and on Flashpoint, how late is too late for Gov. Rick Perry to enter the 2012 presidential race?

 

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