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Coronavirus in Texas

Analysis: Is the Texas Capitol a government building or a petri dish?

Legislating is a social enterprise. It draws crowds of Texans who want to testify, to be heard, to sightsee and to watch government in action. And it’s tailor made for spreading a contagious disease.

Crowd in the gallery as Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, begins a filibuster of SB 5. The bill would tighten regulations on abortion providers in Texas.

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Politics State government Dade Phelan Joe Deshotel Michelle Beckley Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate