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Texas Legislature 2023

First special session ends with no new laws, Texas lawmakers still deadlocked on property taxes

Gov. Greg Abbott quickly called lawmakers back to the Capitol for round two, hoping to break an impasse that has outlasted the regular session and one overtime period.

The Texas Capitol seen from a parking garage at sunrise on June 6, 2023 in Austin.

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