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Texas Legislature 2023

With time running out, House punts on taking action on school vouchers

Gov. Greg Abbott just announced he’d reached a deal with the House to advance school vouchers, but with less than a week before the Legislature must adjourn the lower chamber took no action on the governor’s priority legislation.

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan before gavelling in the House for the third-called special session on Oct. 9, 2023.

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Politics Public education State government Dade Phelan Greg Abbott Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature