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Protesters decry stalled fentanyl test strip bill; Texas House passes get-tough criminal penalties

Stuck in committee, the test-strip legislation has support from Gov. Greg Abbott and bipartisan lawmakers, who see it as a way to save lives.

State Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on April 3, 2019.

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Criminal justice Health care Politics State government Craig Goldman Gene Wu Joan Huffman John Whitmire Texas Legislature