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Texas Legislature 2023

Abbott, Patrick, Phelan race to negotiate priority issues as deadlines loom

Seeking to avoid a special session, the state leaders discuss school choice, property taxes and grid reform.

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in the governor's office on Monday, May 22, 2023.

Big 3 leaders, 3 big issues


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Politics State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Property taxes Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate