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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: The Texas Legislature’s unexciting, no drama, very humdrum session

Some of the central issues are momentous, but the 86th Texas Legislature has managed — so far — not to lose its temper. That's out of the ordinary, but for a group of politicians who don't want to be compared to their federal counterparts, it counts as a kind of success.

State Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, speaks in defense of Committee Substitute Senate Bill 1663, relating to the removal,…

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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