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Texas Supreme Court denies Democrats' request to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott's veto of Legislature's funding

Abbott vetoed a section of the state budget that funds the Legislature — including salaries and benefits of 2,100 employees — as punishment for House Democrats' May walkout to prevent passage of a controversial voting bill.

The Texas Supreme Court on Jan. 15, 2020.

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