Politics

Another Special Session To Pass A GOP Voting Bill Started Without A Quorum. This Time It’s Unclear If Democrats Will Stay Away

Both chambers convened at noon Saturday for a second overtime round ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott. The first 30-day stretch ended in an impasse after House Democrats left the state to block a controversial GOP elections bill.

Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune
House Speaker Dade Phelan gavels the House into session on Aug. 7, 2021.
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