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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: Welcome to Hell Week for the Texas Legislature

School finance, property taxes and the other priorities of the state's top officials are still in play, but some issues are in peril as the Texas Legislature enters the final week of its 86th regular session.

Dense fog blankets the dome of the Texas State Capitol. March 12, 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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