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Texas House advances bill to restore money to pay salaries for 2,100 state workers after Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed Legislature funding

The legislation will need another stamp of approval in the House before it heads to the Senate, which has not yet debated its version of the proposal on the floor.

The sun sets on the state Capitol in Austin, on May 27, 2021.

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