Skip to main content
Texas Legislature 2023

School voucher fallout leaves Texas Legislature with no clear sense on next steps

Vouchers were left without a clear path forward after a decisive vote Friday. Gov. Greg Abbott, who had threatened lawmakers with more special sessions to pass the proposal, seems to have turned his attention to punishing voucher opponents in next year’s primary elections.

House Parliamentarian Hugh Brady, center, is joined at the dais by a group of State Representatives to discuss proceedings during a special legislative session at the state capitol in Nov. 17, 2023 in Austin.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

Politics Public education State government Greg Abbott Texas Legislature