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Special Session of the Texas Legislature

Special Session of the Texas Legislature

Governor Greg Abbott called Texas lawmakers back to Austin for a special legislative session. We’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about what they did and didn't do to go after the rights and lives of Texans.

Special Session Might Be Known as "the Summer the Music Died"

July 19, 2017
Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and others are becoming the government equivalents of helicopter parents.

Texas Special Session, Explained

July 19, 2017

State lawmakers came back to the Capitol yesterday to take up Gov. Greg Abbott's twisted special session agenda. On the agenda - attacking the rights and lives of Texans. Again. So let's dive into what makes this session especially messed up.

5 Ways Texas GOP Will Try to Screw Texans Over During Governor Abbott’s Special Session

June 30, 2017
Governor Abbott called a special session of the Texas Legislature, putting the lives and rights of Texans on the line to score Republican primary points.
5 Ways Texas Republicans Will Try Screw Texans Over During Gov. Abbott’s Special Session

Abbott's Pick-Up Sticks Play Politics with Special Session

June 27, 2017
Outnumbered Democrats are valiantly trying to remind them that there’s a future coming that the state is woefully unprepared to meet.
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Open Letter to Gov. Abbott and Texas Lawmakers: An Attack on Any Texan Is An Attack on All Texans

June 21, 2017
36 groups representing diverse voices across the state denounce the extreme politics driving the Texas legislative agenda and vow to fight back.