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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.

Roll call is tallied on the House floor on Aug. 23, 2021.

Alexa Ura contributed to this report.

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