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How Texas lawmakers patched open government laws this session

Advocates say recent court rulings created loopholes in laws meant to make government transparent. Lawmakers sought to close those this year — but may have created a loophole for themselves.

The Sergeant-At-Arms' team prepares bills, mostly House bills, marked on the calendar for the next day on May 21, 2019.

Loopholes closed

A loophole opened

Open meetings

Other bills failed

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