Watch Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen announce school finance deal

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Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 9, 2019.
Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 9, 2019.
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With the Texas legislative session drawing to a close, the state’s top leaders announced they had reached a deal on the session’s biggest issues: school finance and property tax reform.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen spoke from the Governor’s Mansion Thursday afternoon. Watch an archived video from the press conference below, courtesy of KXAN.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen are set to address the media soon. We’re expecting some updates on the big issues of the legislative session: school finance and property taxes. Stream courtesy of KXAN.

Posted by Texas Tribune on Thursday, May 23, 2019