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Five ways you can influence Texas lawmakers

If you're not a lobbyist or longtime activist, can your views still be heard at the Capitol?

View of the Texas House floor during the budget debate on House Bill 1 on May 29, 2015.

Is there any real way to influence lawmakers' decisions? To answer that question, let's take a trip to the Capitol for a look at the different ways you can actually talk to lawmakers. 

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And read Texas Tribune coverage here:

  • How to make sure your voice gets heard at the Texas Capitol.
  • Analysis: At the Texas Capitol, a bill is merely dead, not sincerely dead.

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