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Here’s Where The Texas Legislature Is On Gov. Abbott’s Special Session Issues

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott called the 85th Texas Legislature back for a special session beginning July 18, initially to pass legislation needed to keep five state agencies in operation, and then to address a longer list of proposals for everything from restroom regulations to local tree ordinances. The governor put forth a total of 20 issues for consideration; this is our regularly updated look at the Legislature’s progress during the 30-day special session.

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With The Clock Ticking, Prospects Are Looking Grimmer For Governor Abbott’s Agenda

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott tasked the Texas Legislature with passing 20 items in 30 days. State lawmakers have completed 22 of those days so far, at a cost of $736,000 and rising. The grounds of the Capitol have played host to hundreds of amendments, dozens of hours of debate and numerous rallies. And zero bills have made it to Abbott's desk.