Texas Legislature 2019

In the Texas Legislature, bills filed on marijuana, daylight saving are all fair game

Watch the first episode of our mini-documentary series, “Under the Dome,” chronicling the cast of characters passing laws in the Texas State Capitol.

Under the Dome

A mini-documentary series chronicling the cast of characters passing bills in the Texas Capitol.

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Bill filing for the 86th Legislature is well underway. Some of the pieces of legislation submitted early on offer a preview of the chambers' priorities. Others may be filed simply to garner headlines.

In this first episode of "Under the Dome," the Tribune's new mini-documentary series that provides a closer look at the inner workings of a legislative session, we take you back to Nov. 12 – the first day lawmakers and lawmakers-elect could file bills.

Watch as we explore the process, personalities and proposals aimed at legalizing medical marijuana and eliminating daylight saving time.

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