Capital Tonight Aug. 11: Senate panel drastically changes House school finance bill

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A $2 billion plan for Texas public schools gets gutted. On this edition of Capital Tonight, we detailed the lingering showdown over how to improve the state's troubled school finance system.

Plus, reporters closely covering the capitol joined us to discuss the final special session push, what's passed and what doesn't stand a chance.

And U.S. Border Patrol agents in Texas are seeing a spike in the number of undocumented immigrants dying trying to enter the United States. We went to Laredo to find out what's behind the increase.


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