In this Sept. 16, 2011 photo, a car leaves the Valero Houston Refinery in Houston. Three commissioners appointed by Gov. Rick Perry may grant some of the nation's largest refineries a tax refund of ... more 
In this Sept. 16, 2011 photo, a car leaves the Valero Houston Refinery in Houston. Three commissioners appointed by Gov. Rick Perry may grant some of the nation's largest refineries a tax refund of more than $135 million — money Texas' cash-strapped schools and other local governments have been counting on to help pay teachers and provide other public services. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Pat Sullivan
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 9:51 AM EDT