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This week on Inside Texas Politics, State Rep. Helen Giddings (D-Dallas) about public school funding. Will Texas lawmakers restore the $5.4 billion in cuts to education? And are taxpayers going to foot the bills for private schools?

On My Voice, My Opinion, Dallas Voice's John Wright says a Dallas City Council vote on a same-sex marriage resolution would send a powerful message.

Should the state's Rainy Day Fund be used to restore education cuts from the last legislative session? That's today's Flashpoint: From the right, Mark Davis of 660 AM The Answer, and from the left, former State Rep. Domingo Garcia.

This week's Reporter Roundtable focuses on George P. Bush making it official he's running for a statewide office in Texas.

Host Jim Douglas fills in this week for the vacationing Brad Watson.

E-mail jdouglas@wfaa.com

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