Politics

Texas House Solidifies Quorum With Burst Of Returning Democrats But Has Only 2 Weeks Left To Pass Jam-Packed Agenda

It’s unclear what the Legislature will be able to accomplish with just two weeks left on the 30-day clock. Key legislative deadlines are coming. Member relationships are frayed. Some Democrats warn the quorum could be broken again.

Eddie Gaspar / The Texas Tribune
Roll call is tallied on the House floor on Aug. 23, 2021.

Alexa Ura contributed to this report.

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