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Texas Legislature 2019

A Texas legislative session without an abortion fight? Unlikely.

Despite the fact that lawmakers have so far been focused on bipartisan "bread and butter" issues like property taxes and school finance, more than a dozen abortion-related bills are circulating in the state Capitol.

A hallway at the Whole Woman's Health clinic in Austin, which shut down in 2014.

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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