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Top Stories: Abbott Signs Budget (With Vetoes), Cliburn Competitors In Their Own Words

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The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Governor Greg Abbott signed the $217 billion-dollar state budget this afternoon. It includes funding increases for the state’s beleaguered child welfare system and $800 million dollars for border security. He used his veto pen to strike 120 million dollars in expenditures. That’s about a twentieth of a single percentage point of the entire budget.