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Texas Legislature 2021

Texas’ second special session of the year is over. Here are five things you need to know.

Lawmakers will return to Austin at least one more time this year to redraw the state's political maps. Only Gov. Greg Abbott knows when that will be and if there will be additional special sessions beyond that.

The House floor on Aug. 17, 2021.

There will be another special session, it’s just a matter of when

Lawmakers served up a “buffet of red meat”

Democrats are divided

The fight isn’t over

A break may be good for lawmakers

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