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Here’s Where The Texas Legislature Is On Abbott’s Special Session Issues

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott called the 85th Texas Legislature back for a special session beginning July 18, initially to pass legislation needed to keep five state agencies in operation, and then to address a longer list of proposals for everything from restroom regulations to local tree ordinances. The governor opened a total of 20 for consideration; this is our constantly updated look at the Legislature’s progress during the 30-day special session.

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Political Roundup: Texas Legislature’s Special Session, And The Health Care Debate Continues

Posted on · SB 3, the so-called “bathroom bill,” is one step closer to passage, and yet faces an uncertain future in the Texas House of Representatives. And it’s time again for the Houston Matters weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories with an eye to how it all might affect Houston and Texas.