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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas governor signs bills to combat human trafficking, aid sexual assault survivors

The bills aim to create a "hostile environment" for human trafficking in Texas and address sexual assault, said Gov. Greg Abbott at a bill signing ceremony Tuesday in Dallas.

Gov. Greg Abbott during the Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony on May 25, 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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