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What Got Done — and What Didn’t — During the 84th Texas Legislature?

The 84th legislative session officially wraps up in Austin today, and lawmakers spent the final weekend passing bills addressing issues ranging from campus carry, to medical marijuana, to student truancy, to a new school grade rating system. We discuss what lawmakers passed, what fell short of passage and what it all may signal politically with Brandon […]

The 84th legislative session officially wraps up in Austin today, and lawmakers spent the final weekend passing bills addressing issues ranging from campus carry, to medical marijuana, to student truancy, to a new school grade rating system.

We discuss what lawmakers passed, what fell short of passage and what it all may signal politically with Brandon Rottinghaus, associate professor of political science at the University of Houston.

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