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Texas Legislature 2023

The Texas Legislative session has begun. Here are 6 things we’re watching.

Lawmakers begin work today for their biennial legislative session. They’ll debate over the state budget, school issues, border security and property taxes, among other issues.

A legislator fist bumps a House Administration staffer as they entered the House Chamber on Aug. 11, 2021.

How to spend the budget surplus

“Parental rights”

LGBTQ issues and women’s health

Border security

 The “Big Three” dynamic

Democratic strategy 

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