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Proposal in Texas House would give special committee oversight of governor's pandemic orders

The provision is expected to be added to a bill addressing the governor's pandemic powers that has been denoted as a priority by House Speaker Dade Phelan, according to a draft obtained by The Texas Tribune.

Gov. Greg Abbott puts on his mask during his press conference after talking to local and county officials about the damage done by Hurricane Hanna in Nueces and Kleberg counties on July 28, 2020.

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Politics Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Dustin Burrows Greg Abbott