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82nd Legislative Session

The latest 82nd Legislative Session news from The Texas Tribune.

  • TribBlog: Fake Pot Ban Could Go Statewide

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  • Slideshow: The First Day

    The Capital at dawn opening day of the 82nd legislative session on January 11, 2011.
  • HuTube: Behind the Scenes on Day One

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  • TribBlog: Hispanic Democrats: Lege "Chasing Ghosts"

    Perry Speaks on the First Day of Session 2011
  • Paxton Bows Out

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  • TribBlog: The First Non-Vote

    State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs.
  • TribBlog: Straus in the House

    Wallace Jefferson swearing in Joe Straus at the 82nd Legislative Session.
  • TribBlog: Chisum Supports Straus

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  • Decision Time

    House Speaker Joe  Straus, R-Alamo Heights, in January 2011.
  • TribBlog: Paxton Still In Speaker Race

    State Rep. Ken Paxton, R-McKinney, after failing to win the endorsement of GOP caucus members for House speaker on Jan. 10, 2011.
  • Straus: Speaker's Race "Overanalyzed"

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  • TribBlog: Republicans for Straus

    House Speaker Joe Straus entering a GOP House caucus meeting on January 10, 2011.
  • A Conversation With Three Incoming House Members

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  • Counting Straws

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  • Misdemeanor Misbehavior?

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  • TribBlog: Medina Prefers Straus to "Iron Fist" Leaders

    Governor candidate Debra Medina greets visitors at the Fort Bend County Chamber of Commerce prior to her speech in a heavily Republican area of Houston on Thursday.