Skip to main content
Texas Legislature 2021

Priority bills imperiled as end-of-session tensions rise between Texas House and Senate

House lawmakers expressed frustration Thursday that some of their priority legislation had not moved in the upper chamber, including a package of health care and criminal justice reform bills pushed by House Speaker Dade Phelan.

House Speaker Dade Phalen on the House Floor on May 5, 2021.
The Texas Tribune Member Drive Fall 2021 banner

Support public-service journalism that’s always free to read.

Yes, I'll donate today