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Texas Legislature 2023

Texas lawmakers target property taxes, election fraud and transgender people in new legislation ahead of 2023 session

Thousands of bills are expected to be filed for the legislative session that begins in January. Lawmakers are expected to have a budget surplus when they return to Austin.

An aerial view of the Capitol in Austin on Jan. 6, 2022.

Public education

Guns

Abortion

LGBTQ Texans’ rights

Energy

Health care

Voting and elections

Disaster declarations

Property taxes

Opioid testing

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