Zerwas acknowledged that Turner is correct and that lawmakers don’t have enough revenue to achieve a 50-50 split of the school funding tab and confer TEXAS Grants on all who qualify.However, revamping school funding formulas and cutting property taxes are “big-ticket items” that could be “transformative,” Zerwas explained.“Through this budget, you start a pathway to the future that’s going to be the envy of the entire nation,” he told colleagues.The House's two-year budget would spend $251.1 billion, including federal funds. A supplemental or emergency spending bill, mostly to fill holes in the budget passed last time, would cost $9.3 billion, including federal money. The supplemental bill also passed 149-0 early Thursday.In the two bills, the House would draw down $6.6 billion from the state’s rainy day fund, which is mostly generated by energy-production taxes. The Senate would tap more than $4 billion. Currently, the fund has … [Read more...] about Help for strapped North Texas driver’s license centers included in Texas House’s approved budget
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children get two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine — one between 12 and 15 months and the second between 4 and 6 years — to be fully protected against measles. According to the CDC, two doses of the vaccine are 97 percent effective against the measles, while one dose is 93 percent effective. Vaccinated people who still get the disease tend to have a milder illness.The agency recommends that adults with no evidence of immunity get at least one dose of the vaccine. Doctors can test for immunity, but the CDC says that may cost more and require additional doctor's visits and that there's no harm in getting another dose of the vaccine.Signs and symptomsIt typically takes about two weeks from the time of exposure to the virus for a rash to develop, but it can take up to three weeks. People are contagious from four days before they get the rash to four days after it appears and should seek medical … [Read more...] about Measles case confirmed in Collin County is second for Dallas-Fort Worth, 11th statewide
By Josh Brodesky Published 12:00 am CST, Saturday, January 26, 2019 The casket for Melvin McKinney, who committed suicide in the Bexar County Jail, sits on display during his funeral at True Vision Church on August 2, 2016. There is something wrong in the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. less The casket for Melvin McKinney, who committed suicide in the Bexar County Jail, sits on display during his funeral at True Vision Church on August 2, 2016. There is something wrong in the Bexar County ... more Photo: BRITTANY GREESON /San Antonio Express-News Photo: BRITTANY GREESON /San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The casket for Melvin McKinney, who committed suicide in the Bexar County Jail, sits on display during his funeral at True Vision Church … [Read more...] about Why is the Bexar County jail so broken?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByRobert Pear Oct. 27, 2018 WASHINGTON — When the annual open enrollment period begins in a few days, consumers across the country will have more choices under the Affordable Care Act, but fewer sources of unbiased advice and assistance to guide them through the labyrinth of health insurance. The Trump administration has opened the door to aggressive marketing of short-term insurance plans, which are not required to cover pre-existing medical conditions. Insurers are entering or returning to the Affordable Care Act marketplace, expanding their service areas and offering new products. But the budget for the insurance counselors known as navigators has been cut more than 80 percent, and in nearly one-third of the 2,400 counties served by HealthCare.gov, no navigators have been funded by the … [Read more...] about Shopping for Insurance? Don’t Expect Much Help Navigating Plans