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Analysis: Two Texas House scandals, unrelated but linked

Topically, a state legislator's cocaine possession case and the intemperate conversation that undid the speaker of the Texas House aren't related. But both are fodder for anyone who wants to shake up state government.

State Rep. Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass, during a Texas Sunset Advisory Commission meeting on Aug. 29, 2018

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