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Texas Legislature 2021

Vengeance or politics? Democrat Harold Dutton explains why he advanced bill targeting transgender athletes, other GOP priorities

As a powerful committee chairman, Dutton could have bottled up legislation that Democrats opposed. Instead, critics say, he’s pushed through Republican bills that Democrats find objectionable.

Rep. Harold Dutton, D-Houston, applauds the passage of HB 3880, which is legislation that addresses support for students with dyslexia on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

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