Our State Representative John Otto spoke to Huntsville Rotarians Wednesday about budget issues.
In the 83rd Legislative Session, Representative Otto was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and served as chair of the Education Subcommittee.
He said 90 percent of the budget is tied to education, Health and Human Services, and criminal justice. The fastest growing part is Medicaid which he says is “soaking up revenue” He believes Medicaid to be a “broken system.”
He suggests a way to remedy the Medicaid issue . . . .
Representative Otto also commented on the current Texas schools’ litigation against the state . . . .