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Former Legislative Leaders From Both Parties Oppose Abbott Veto Of Legislative Funding As State Defends Him

Posted on · In a new court filing, the attorney general's office said the governor properly used his veto power when he nixed funding for the Legislature in response to House Democrats walkout over a Republican priority bill on elections.

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Gov. Greg Abbott Vetoes Funding For Texas Legislature And Its Staff As Punishment For Democrats’ Walkout On Elections Bill

Posted on · The governor’s move comes after House Democrats led a walkout in the final days of the regular legislative session to block passage of Senate Bill 7, Abbott’s priority elections bill that would have overhauled voting rights in the state.