Budget committee hearings are in full swing, and other legislative committees are beginning to set organizational and briefing meetings as well. Here's what's up for next week:


The House Appropriations Committee will hear additional testimony on school finance, school safety and the Teacher Retirement System.


House Public Education will have the first of four days of hearings on school finance system, with briefings from the Legislative Budget Board and the Texas Education Agency.


House Public Education's second hearing focuses on the final report of the Texas Commission on Public School Finance.