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Tracking Texas Politics: May 4, 2015

Under a month left to go in session. The House just passed a constitutional amendment that would spend down the more than $4 billion that si…

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Iowa Agriculture Summit, Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Senate votes to scrap Perry tech fund

The Senate has voted to heed Gov. Greg Abbott’s call to abolish a technology incentive program his predecessor used to distribute $200 milli…