The Texas Legislature

Texas GOP’s Voting Restrictions Bill Could Be Rewritten Behind Closed Doors After Key House Vote

The House voted 81-64 to advance a pared down version of priority GOP legislation. Lawmakers huddled off the chamber’s floor throughout the night to cut a deal and again rework Senate Bill 7 through a flurry of amendments.

The Texas House of Representatives on Jan. 13.

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