Texas’ ‘deal closer’ incentives program would lose all funding under House budget

Another potential casualty of budget deliberations going on in the Texas Legislature: the Texas Enterprise Fund, which has given companies millions of dollars to build in Austin and other parts of the state and create thousands of jobs — but also has drawn criticism for picking corporate winners and losers.
The version of the budget passed Thursday by the Texas House would defund the TEF and shift that money to services for children in need, according to the Texas Tribune.
An amendment in the…

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