Wed, January 11th, 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Passing a budget is arguably the most important thing a legislator does. Given that the 84th Texas Legislature passed a conservative budget that is defined as an increase of no more than population growth plus inflation, did it fulfill the obligation of state government and is a second consecutive conservative budget appropriate? Join the Center for Fiscal Policy’s session with budget experts who will discuss these issues and more.

– Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst, Texas Senate
– Chairman Drew Darby, Texas House of Representatives
– Representative Cecil Bell, Jr, Texas House of Representatives
– Representative Four Price, Texas House of Representatives

Moderated by: Talmadge Heflin, Director of the Center for Fiscal Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation