DALLAS — Texas lawmakers will have to come back for a special session to complete the state’s next two-year budget unless the House quickly accepts the Senate’s plan to bring in $2.6 billion of new non-tax revenue, leaders from both chambers said Tuesday.

Lieut. Gov. David Dewhurst, the presiding officer in the Senate, said the House must act by Thursday, May 19, if the 140-day session is to end May 30 as scheduled.

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