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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas Senate votes to allow people to carry guns without a license during disaster evacuations

After final Senate approval, the bill will head back to the House, where members will decide whether to accept the changes made in the Senate.

A sign prohibiting the carry of concealed firearms at the Coryell County Courthouse.

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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