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Analysis: Texas government has to put Humpty Dumpty together again

A partial shutdown of state government wouldn't do anyone in state politics any good. Lawmakers still have time to erase the governor's veto of the Legislature's budget — but not a lot of time.

A legislator holds his head in his hand while sitting on the House floor on July 19, 2021.

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