AUSTIN – The Senate Finance Committee has received its interim assignments – a list of issues to be analyzed over the months ahead with recommendations issued in a report to the next Legislature.
“The lieutenant governor has provided us with a well-rounded set of issues that warrant our attention in preparation for next session. These interim charges will shine a light on major budget challenges, along with the impact our policies have on Texas taxpayers,” said the committee chair, Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound.
This summer the Finance Committee was assigned to monitor all costs associated with Hurricane Harvey and study the storm’s impact on the state economy. Yesterday the committee received its remaining assignments, including:
SENATOR JANE NELSON represents District 12, including portions of Tarrant and Denton Counties. She is Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the highest-ranking Republican in the Texas Senate.
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