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Texas Legislature 2019

Sweeping legislation takes aim at shock emergency room bills in Texas

Committee chairs from both chambers unveiled the proposal on Thursday.

A trauma crash room at the Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas. The driver responsibility program funds most of trauma care in Texas.

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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