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Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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Texas Attorney General Sues City Of Austin Over Mask Mandate

After Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott announced he was lifting statewide COVID-19 safety restrictions starting Wednesday, the city of Austin announced they would continue to enforce a mask mandate. “While hospitalizations in the Austin-area have continued to decline, there are indications that this rate is plateauing,” said Austin Mayor Steve Sadler. “The …

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