Senate Finance panel starts work on state budget Posted in: Opinions Capital Highlights AUSTIN — Jane Nelson, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, on Jan. 22 said she would follow an aggressive agenda to deliver a budget ready for floor debate by the end of February. “There are a lot of things this committee and the full Senate will decide to add, subtract,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!