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Republican Texas lawmakers rally around bill restricting the college sports teams transgender athletes can join

Seventy-seven Texas House Republicans signed on as co-authors to state Rep. Valoree Swanson’s bill extending restrictions on transgender athletes to college sports. Gov. Greg Abbott has expressed support for the legislation, which is also a priority of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

Track athletes at a school track meet.

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Higher education Politics Public education State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Texas Legislature Valoree Swanson