Budget headed to governor’s desk June 09, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints The Texas Legislature sent a $248 billion two-year state budget to Gov. Greg Abbott after the House approved the measure last Thursday. The 140-day legislative session ended at midnight on May 31. Senate Bill 1 is $13.5 billion less than the previous biennial budget, with the difference to be made up ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!