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For Most Texans, Session Means Following Along From Afar

Living close to the capital city, Central Texans have relatively easy access to state lawmakers during the biennial legislative session. But in a state as big as Texas, most of the state's population must follow the action from up to hundreds of miles away.

Inside the Texas Capitol on Jan. 8, 2013, the opening day of the 83rd Legislative session

Living close to the capital city, Central Texans have relatively easy access to state lawmakers during the biennial legislative session. But in a state as big as Texas, most of the state's population must follow the action from up to hundreds of miles away.

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