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Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes criminal justice bills, legislation to protect dogs, teach kids about domestic violence

Abbott vetoed 13 bills authored by Democrats and seven by Republicans. Twelve of the vetoes targeted bills that originated in the House, and eight were from the Senate.

Bloodhounds are held in a pen in Refugio on Aug. 21, 2019.

Criminal justice priorities

Protection for Dogs

Rural Broadband

Other bills

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