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Texas Legislature 2021

The threats of state troopers arresting House Democrats have yet to materialize

As of Wednesday, there were no known cases of absent Democrats being arrested, and the chamber was still shy of the 100 members it needs for a quorum to conduct official business. That is despite its Aug. 10 vote to proceed with the arrests.

Texas Department of Public Safety vehicles outside of the state Capitol on Aug. 11, 2021.

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Politics State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate