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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas narrows law barring contractors from boycotting Israel

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill weeks after a federal judge blocked the existing state law in response to a lawsuit.

Governor Greg Abbott and House at a press conference regarding property taxes on May 1, 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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Politics State government 86th Legislative Session Attorney General's Office Greg Abbott Ken Paxton Phil King