Special session bills finally reach Abbott's desk, but big hurdles remain
by PATRICK SVITEK, BRANDON FORMBY and MORGAN SMITH, The Texas Tribune
Aug 12, 2017 | 311 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
From left: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Joe Straus.

Special session bills finally reach Abbott's desk, but big hurdles remain

Legislation finally began reaching Gov. Greg Abbott's desk on Friday — with five days left in the special session — but there's still much progress to be made on Abbott's 20-item agenda. The question now is whether the items that do pass will be enough to keep Abbott from calling lawmakers back for another special session.

 
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