Skip to main content
Texas Legislature 2021

Analysis: 2021’s low-key Texas government

The slow start to the legislative session reflects the public declarations of goals from House Speaker Dade Phelan and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: There aren't any. Gov. Greg Abbott put his priorities in a State of the State address this week, but legislative leaders have been relatively quiet.

The Texas House of Representatives chamber on Nov. 20, 2018.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Texas Legislature