The Texas Emerging Technology Fund will get $50 million to continue operations as part of a budget deal, a state representative said Monday.
Gov. Rick Perry requested $69.5 million for each of the next two years, but negotiations between legislative leaders and the governor’s office reduced that to $50 million over two years, according to state Rep. Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, who is chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations.
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