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

Meg Walsh

District 5

School funding must be restored to the levels from 2011 with a cost of living increase. All Texans must have access to health insurance including through the Affordable Care Act-Medicaid expansion.  The third priority is funding for water management. The current Texas water plan includes sources of water which are not funded and do not exist.  There are cities with chronic local infrastructure issues causing contamination of drinking water. We must budget for a sustainable water plan which takes into account deteriorating infrastructure and population growth.