House and Senate committees will continue their hearings on the budget and school finance next week.

Monday

The Senate Finance Committee will take public testimony on Article III of SB 1, the budget bill. TCTA will be testifying on funding issues for schools, the TRS retirement fund, and health insurance for active and retired school employees.

Tuesday / Wednesday

The House Public Education Committee will meet both days to take testimony on school finance on the School Finance Commission's report. TCTA is expecting to testify.

Wednesday

The House Pension, Investments and Financial Services Committee is holding its first meeting to get organized and take invited testimony.