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  1. Re: My op-ed in the Express-News: Future of Texas Begins in Pre-kinder Classrooms

    Thanks for your support, Raul!

    --Mike Villarreal

  2. Re: State Leaders' Proposal Prolongs Severe Education Cuts

    We really need new leadership in this state! What's more important than educating the next generatio...

    --Raul

  3. Re: My op-ed in the Express-News: Future of Texas Begins in Pre-kinder Classrooms

    Great editorial. Prekindergarten makes such a difference. I'm glad to see you and the Mayor pushing ...

    --Raul

 
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SAEN: Texas Conservatives Have Skewed Definition of 'Essential' Services


By Patricia Kilday Hart

The debate over the state budget boils down to this: How do you define “essential” government programs?

Is it essential that someone at Child Protective Services answers the phone when you want to report your neighbor's child is being abused? Should we train new doctors? Is it necessary to maintain a network of nursing homes to care for elderly Texans?

If you answered “no” to all of the above, then you are in agreement with a coalition of conservative groups who maintain that the Legislature should keep its hands off the state's rainy day fund.

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