State senators, left to right, Robert Nichols, Juan Hinojosa, Jane Nelson and John Whitmire listen to Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar testify about the effects of declining oil prices on the state budget at a Jan. 26, 2016, hearing of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol in Austin.
State senators, left to right, Robert Nichols, Juan Hinojosa, Jane Nelson and John Whitmire listen to Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar testify about the effects of declining oil prices on the state budget at a Jan. 26, 2016, hearing of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol in Austin. Jay Janner AP
State senators, left to right, Robert Nichols, Juan Hinojosa, Jane Nelson and John Whitmire listen to Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar testify about the effects of declining oil prices on the state budget at a Jan. 26, 2016, hearing of the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol in Austin. Jay Janner AP

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