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Tag Archives: Senate Bill 7

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 Senate Moves Forward With Bill That Restricts Voting

Texas is moving closer to passing Senate Bill 7. The bill will prohibit drive-thru voting, limit early voting hours, and make it illegal for elected officials to send applications to vote by mail. Voting rights activists are calling the bill suppressive. “Make no mistake, Senate Bill 7 will disproportionately restrict …

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