Texas Legislative News: June 1, 2021

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The 87th regular session is over. But after a weekend of tension over a controversial bill related to state election rules, Texas lawmakers are expected to return for a special session.

Texas Legislative News: May 17, 2021

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With 14 days left in the session, both the House and Senate are winding down their consideration of bills. Still, there are several important hearings this week on disability-related legislation.

Texas Legislative News: May 10, 2021

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In the session’s waning days, lawmakers will discuss some proposed bills in formal meetings rather than public hearings, making it an important time for advocates to contact their legislators.

Texas Legislative News: May 3, 2021

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With the regular session concluding at the end of the month, learn what lawmakers mean when they refer to a “vehicle” or a “Christmas tree.” Also, see some of the hearings we’re monitoring this week.

Texas Legislative News: April 12, 2021

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The Texas Senate approved its version of the state’s next two-year budget, which included funding to reduce interest lists and boost technology for IDD service providers.

Texas Legislative News: April 5, 2021

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Both the Texas House and Senate are considering legislation that could impact ballot access across the state, particularly for voters with disabilities.