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Texas Legislature 2023

Gov. Greg Abbott says in inauguration speech Legislature will prioritize budget surplus, schools and power grid

Abbott is on track to becoming Texas’ second-longest-serving governor, behind Rick Perry, who served more than 14 years. Abbott enters his third term after a decisive reelection win in November.

Gov. Greg Abbott gives his Inaugural address after taking the Oath of Office at the state Capitol in Austin on Jan. 17, 2023.

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