How Texas Republicans differ on education vouchers

The bill released by the House revealed where the divides are.
The Texas State Capitol Building in Austin (Photo: Reid Wilson, Pluribus News)

Texas House Republicans took a turn Thursday night to unveil legislation to establish education-savings accounts, exposing rifts with the Senate and Gov. Greg Abbott (R) over exactly how to do it.

The House, led by Rep. Brad Buckley (R), drafted a broad package that includes a smaller ESA program along with increased school funding and teacher and staff pay raises.

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