Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Start your engines, #txlege.

Summer is over and it's back to work for the Texas Legislature one week from today, Gov. Greg Abbott officially proclaimed Monday, summoning state lawmakers to Austin's pink dome to work on legislation they didn't pass during the regular session. 

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Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

Acting director of Texas liquor agency abruptly quits

He had only been in the job for a few weeks, but the interim director of the troubled Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is out. Ed Swedberg abruptly quit Friday after saying he did not want to participate in the termination of another high-ranking official at TABC.

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