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Texas 2022 Elections

Beto O’Rourke targets Gov. Greg Abbott for vetoing bill to improve internet access in rural Texas

Abbott vetoed legislation in June that would have helped shore up the Universal Service Fund, which supports telecommunications in rural Texas. He said it would have “imposed a new fee on millions of Texans.”

A colonia, unincorporated neighborhoods that lack basic services such as street lights, proper drainage, paved roads or waste management, is seen near Edinburg on March 25, 2020.

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Politics State government 2022 elections Beto O'Rourke Greg Abbott