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Texas Legislature 2019

James Talarico, youngest state representative in Texas Legislature, settles in for the 86th session

After besting Republican Cynthia Flores for his open Williamson County seat, the 29-year-old Democrat from Round Rock joined the Texas House on Tuesday amid plenty of jokes and words of wisdom.

State Rep. James Talarico, D-Round Rock, greets guests at his office in the state capitol. Jan. 8, 2019.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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Opening Day of the 86th session of the Texas Legislature with action in the Texas House 

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Opening Day of the 86th session of the Texas Legislature with action in the Texas House 

Talarico talking with friends on…

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