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Texas Legislature 2021

Five takeaways from Texas’ third special legislative session

Gov. Greg Abbott’s office says there’s no plan for a fourth special session at this time. If this was the final special session of the year, what did we learn from it?

The north side of the Capitol building on Oct. 6, 2021.

Banning COVID-19 mandates is harder than people think

Transgender student athlete bill ultimately passes

Lawmakers opted to protect incumbents in redistricting over spreading their lead

The House went back to normal after quorum break

Conservatives still want more

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