DALLAS -- Texas lawmakers are expected to seek a Nov. 5 election for a student loan bond program following voters' rejection on Saturday of an identical $300 million authorization for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Lawmakers yesterday introduced Senate Joint Resolution 17, which if passed could make the student loan package the only bond plan on the fall ballot now that nearly $4 billion of other proposals have been stalled in the Legislature.

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