California's fiscal woes could be good news for Texas universities, which have focused on recruiting faculty talent from states where budgets are being cut, The Houston Chronicle reported. But the newspaper noted concerns -- despite successful recruiting efforts -- about whether the tightening budget picture in Texas would allow for continued success. As a result, some Texas educators are lobbying business leaders to lobby legislators to protect higher education budgets, citing California as an example of what could happen if that doesn't happen.
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