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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: Texas Senate flushed with success

In a session where middle-of-the-road issues like school finance and teacher pay dominate the conversation, the Texas Senate has returned to familiar — and conservative — ground.

Members of various faith communities met at the Texas Capitol on Aug. 1, 2017 to speak out against the "bathroom bill."

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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