After 18-Hour Debate, House Gives Early OK to Budget (The Texas Tribune)

Photo Courtesy of The Texas Tribune

Photo Courtesy of The Texas Tribune

By Aman Batheja

After 18 hours of debate that veered from polite disagreements to an angry outburst, the Texas House tentatively passed a $210 billion two-year budget early Wednesday morning with a 141 to 5 vote.

With more than 350 proposed amendments before them, members of the House began at noon Tuesday and ended at nearly 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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