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Texas lawmakers take first steps to restore Legislature’s funding after Abbott’s veto

The House Appropriations Committee voted on Friday 21-0 to move forward a bill that would reinstate the funding after Abbott vetoed it to punish House Democrats who broke quorum in the final days of the session to kill two of his priority bills.

Gov. Abbott declines to take questions from reporters during the legislative session on the house floor on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

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