The people change. The politics change. But the opposition to private school vouchers in the Texas House stays the same year after year.
House members delivered an unmistakable message last week to Gov. Rick Perry and some state Senate leaders that they would block any effort to use state money — through a voucher or a scholarship program — to pay for private school.
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story stated that Rep. Tom Craddick, R-Midland, had voted for an amendment to preclude the use of state dollars for vouchers or scholarship. Craddick later changed his vote in the record stating that he had intended to oppose the amendment.