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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: The latest Texas legislative session proves elections have consequences

The marked difference between the 86th Legislature and its predecessors followed an election year that changed politicians' minds about who deserved their attention.

The Texas American Federation of Teachers hold a rally in support of public education at the capitol on Mar. 11, 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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