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Texas Legislature 2021

With time running out on the Texas legislative session, health experts urge lawmakers to prepare for the next pandemic

Lawmakers this session have filed a flurry of proposals related to the pandemic. Some, experts say, constitute meaningful reform. Others could leave the state worse off.

Austin residents begin to head out following the Thunderbirds flyover in Austin on May 13, 2020.

A “boom and bust cycle”

Some measures from the Senate

“Structural, systemic barriers”

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