The end of pandemic-era food assistance came at a steep cost for many North Texans.
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Lawmakers passed bills to fund state-approved instructional materials, as well as requiring armed security in schools.
The GOP priority legislation could remove prosecutors from office if they don’t pursue certain crimes. The bill gained traction after some Democratic district attorneys said they would not prosecute abortion-related crimes.
Along with property taxes, lawmakers have been tasked by Gov. Abbott to revisit two key border and immigration proposals that didn’t make it to his desk during the regular session of the Texas Legislature that ended on Memorial Day.