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

Posted on · 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.

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GOP leaders Say They’ve Secured An Extra Month Of Funding For Texas Legislature To Plug Money Vetoed By Gov. Greg Abbott

Posted on · It was not immediately clear how much funding is being moved, where those dollars are coming from in the state budget and what mechanism under state law leaders are using to redistribute those funds.

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Texas Lawmakers To Testify As U.S. House Oversight Committee Plans Hearing On Texas Voting Bill

Posted on · Three of the Democratic legislators who went to Washington, D.C., to deny the Texas House a quorum have been invited to detail their concerns at a specially called hearing on the contentious legislation that includes new restrictions on voting.