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Texas Legislature 2023

Legislature enters homestretch with many of the session’s biggest issues unresolved

The list of potential hurdles includes property tax cuts, school choice, the power grid, the state budget, plus diversity and tenure in higher education.

State Rep. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio, talks with Rep. Morgan Meyer, R-Dallas, during budget discussions on the House floor at the state Capitol on April 6, 2023.

Property taxes

Budget and other bills that could force a special session

Higher education


LGBTQ Texans

Phelan’s priorities

School choice

Power grid

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