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What are your top three budget priorities for the 2019 Legislative session?

James Talarico

Representative, District 52


Fixing our school finance system is my top policy priority. Our state has underfunded public schools, leaving local taxpayers to pick up the tab. I will work to properly fund schools and relieve taxpayers. Secondly, families in Williamson County are being squeezed by healthcare costs. We need to expand affordable care, starting with Medicaid expansion, and defend access to women’s healthcare. Finally, Texas has wrested control away from local city councils and governments to impose extreme agendas on Texans. We need a legislator who will defend local control, not impose a radical agenda.