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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: Texas lawmakers haven’t sworn off culture wars after all

The Texas Legislature is trying to focus on school finance and property taxes. But flashier, more divisive political fights beckon.

The Texas American Federation of Teachers hold a rally in support of public education at the capitol on Mar. 11, 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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