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Texas Legislature 2021

Who is footing the bill for Texas Democrats’ weekslong exodus to block the voting bill?

With over 50 House Democrats in Washington — along with 12 paid staff — the costs are quickly mounting and the party's funds are not unlimited.

Private charter planes at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on July 12, 2021. Democratic lawmakers booked charter flights to leave the state in protest of Republican-led voting restriction legislation.

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