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RT @marissaaevans: So #txlege #SB1929 (maternal mortality bill) is definitely hanging in the balance now. It's so on now, folks.
With fewer than 24 hours to go, Texas lawmakers are teetering on the brink of a special session… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @cassi_pollock: The #txlege Senate stands adjourned until Monday at 11 a.m. Reminder: No action on bathrooms, property taxes or sunset b…
RT @PatrickSvitek: It's now past midnight... and nothing wild has happened. #txlege twitter.com/patricksvitek/…
RT @brandonformby: @RolandG119 @Menendez4Texas .@Menendez4Texas's filibuster kills SB 715 after point of order pointing out deadline to vot…
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: POO by Watson is sustained and, just like that, @Menendez4Texas successfully filibustered @DonnaCampbellTX's SB 715.
Why @Menendez4Texas decided to filibuster #SB715 tonight, via @brandonformby 👇🏽 twitter.com/brandonformby/…
Texas Legislature approves bill requiring disclosure of government contracts trib.it/2rw1NTx #txlege
Make that 15 minutes left in @Menendez4Texas's filibuster of annexation bill. trib.it/2s5jh6i twitter.com/AlexSamuelsx5/…
RT @brandonformby: Y'all, y'all, y'all!!! There's a filibuster. In the Texas Senate. About annexation powers and urban planning. https://t.…
RT @texmed: "Anybody, anywhere could call themselves a doctor, and who is going to challenge that?" @TexasTribune #txlege https://t.co/ib…
Update: Texas House also approves A-F ratings overhaul, sending bill to @GregAbbott_TX trib.it/2rvOkLA #txlege #txed
Apologies. This should have said *tomorrow* — have corrected here: twitter.com/TexasTribune/s…
Former Sunset Commission director explains what happens if #txlege doesn't pass sunset safety bill *tomorrow:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @amanbatheja: Filibuster underway in Texas Senate. Feeling nostalgic? Here's @TexasTribune's liveblog from @wendydavis' filibuster https…
RT @PatrickSvitek: House is adjourned until 10 a.m. tomorrow. #txlege
Former Sunset Commission director explains what happens if #txlege doesn't pass sunset safety bill tonight:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @bobphoto: Wendy Davis redux? Sen. @DonnaCampbellTX in pink sneakers #txlege @TexasTribune @bobphoto https://t.co/ub8kSAWDIL
RT @cassi_pollock: Campbell, SB 715 author, tweets during Menendez's filibuster —> twitter.com/DonnaCampbellT…
RT @AliyyaSwaby: Both chambers have now approved negotiated version of HB22, which tweaks A-F ratings for Texas schools and districts. #txe…
Developing story: @Menendez4Texas holding 11th hour filibuster in Texas Senate over city annexation bill trib.it/2rvODWR #txlege
Story mentioned in @menendez4texas's filibuster: Houston, Dallas suburbs top list of fastest-growing cities trib.it/2rvSqU9 #txlege
RT @cassi_pollock: ~30 mins. into Menendez's filibuster. ~1.5 hrs. til midnight deadline, which could leave Senate in deadlock w/ prop ta…
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: Meanwhile in the House, the body votes 85-39 to approve a CCR for SB 715 — the same bill @Menendez4Texas is filibusterin…
RT @amanbatheja: Fun fact: Texas Senate was scene of world record for longest filibuster (Not @wendydavis) texastribune.org/2013/03/14/43-… #txlege…
Texas Sen. José Menéndez has launched filibuster on annexation bill — has until midnight to kill #SB715. Watch: trib.it/2s5cYzI
RT @PatrickSvitek: Inbox, from @SenCreighton: "I urge Governor Greg Abbott to call a special session on property tax reform." #txlege
RT @cassi_pollock: Sounds like Campbell's planning to filibuster on SB 715 — an annexation bill she authored — in #txlege Senate. She's wea…
RT @cassi_pollock: Here we go — Menendez will filibuster against SB 715, while Campbell defends it. Patrick explains rules to senators, & t…
Showdown over #bathroombill didn't happen over night. How #txlege arrived at brink of #specialsession:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: NEW: @GovAbbott to sign bill est. statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies tomorrow at @TxDOT riverside campus a…
#SB5 overhauling Texas #voterID headed to governor's desk. Check out status of other bills in #txlege:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
BREAKING: Senate unanimously approves negotiated overhaul of A-F ratings for Texas schools: trib.it/2s57NzQ #txlege #HB22
#ICYMI: @Uber and @lyft are returning to Austin tomorrow. trib.it/2rqcJCq https://t.co/tXrD4eTwI8
The tl;dr on today in #txlege: more fighting words, but still no final word on #SpecialSession.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Final votes in #txlege put @TexasDFPS reforms on the governor's desk. Details via @marissaaevans:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @marissaaevans: SB 11 keeps amendment prohibiting doctors examining CPS child from giving vaccines until after custody hearing (except f…
Two measures aimed at curbing sexual assault on college campuses got final approval in #txlege today:¸… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @Jmalewitz: TX Dems don't like the #VoterID fix. But the key question is: What does Judge Ramos think? Next hearing is June 7 in Corpus…
Bill to end jail time for those too poor to pay fines heads to Texas governor trib.it/2rvpyLu #txlege https://t.co/Pfb6rrGsft
RT @marissaaevans: Senate just unanimously adopted conference committee report on HB 5 (@texasdfps standalone agency). Now on to @GregAbbot…
#txlege adopted final language on #HB29 tonight, extending work of human trafficking task force. More updates:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @marissaaevans: Catch up on previous @TexasTribune SB 11 coverage here. This was a priority for @GregAbbott_TX @DanPatrick. #txlege http…
RT @marissaaevans: House just voted to adopt conference committee report on Senate Bill 11 (big child welfare bill this session) 107-41. #t…
An animal cruelty bill, shorn of controversial abortion-related language, has passed House. Live updates:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @cassi_pollock: Senate unanimously adopts conference cmte report on SB 11, CPS reform. "Let's pray the other side passes this," Patrick…
Hey #ATX, in case you missed it, @Uber and @lyft are back in town tomorrow. Here's why: trib.it/2s4MGh9 #txlge
RT @marissaaevans: The #txlege House just passed conference committee version of HB 5 (make @texasdfps standalone agency). Now we wait on S…
During private negotiations, Texas lawmakers cut a $3 million initiative to help victims of sex trafficking.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @nicolecobler: Thrilled that my story for @TexasTribune's border series is a national winner of SPJ's Mark of Excellence Award! https://…
Bill that would help Texas address climbing maternal mortality rates is caught up in sunset bill fight:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Head of @texmed association urges #txlege to find solution on sunset legislation. Details + live updates:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @alexazura: .@texmed on #txlege standoff on sunset: “This is a fight that has nothing to do with the physicians...& everyone at the Capi…
Conference committee killed measure that would've blocked cities from regulating short-term rentals like @Airbnb: trib.it/2s4OO8B
RT @cassi_pollock: The #txlege Senate just adopted conference committee reports on four remaining sunset bills from this list -- SB 301, 30…
@DanPatrick blasted House leadership on sunset legislation, called again for special session. Live updates: trib.it/2s4oUSl #txlege
BREAKING: Texas Legislature passes compromise on bill allowing alternative forms of voter ID trib.it/2rvqYG8 #txlege
 
Here's a breakdown of 92-56 House vote that sends #SB5 to Gov. @GregAbbott_TX trib.it/2s4Ofvutwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @Jmalewitz: BREAKING: Texas House approves #VoterID deal, in 92-56 vote. Legislation headed to @GovAbbott. #SB5
Even under @realDonaldTrump, #txlege budget writers plan to spend another $800 million for border security:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @viaAlana: Patrick: "It's not personal" on tension btwn he and @SpeakerStraus. Adds maybe House can get it done when there are fewer ite…
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@DanPatrick declines to say what his recent talks with @GovAbbott have been like. Only Abbott can call a special sessio…
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: Sen. Van Taylor says "the only was to fix this is with a special session. ... We can only run the Senate, they need to r…
RT @marissaaevans: Basically: Big #txlege bill addressing mothers dying less than a year after childbirth is in danger. Time running out to…
RT @PatrickSvitek: "The only way to fix this is with a special session," @VanTaylorTX says of sunset impasse. #txlege
LIVE NOW: @danpatrick from #txlege Senate: "The gap between what the real truth is and what was said is about as wi… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Awaiting press conference with Lt. Gov. @DanPatrick to begin. Watch live with us: trib.it/2rvilLE #txlege
Texas Lt. Gov. @DanPatrick is holding a press conference at 4 pm CT. We'll be streaming live on facebook.com/texastribune #txlege
House members accuse Senate of "purposeful inaction" on legislation that would keep Texas agencies running trib.it/2s4D2ew #txlege
RT @alexazura: House members say Senate in conference cmte report for back up sunset bill stripped language to save state agency from closi…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Larry Gonzales: "It is the purposeful inaction by the Senate that puts us where we’re at today." #txlege
RT @PatrickSvitek: House members say the chamber has "done its job" on all sunset-related matters as Senate holds up bill. "The ball is in…
RT @alexazura: House Sunset members tagging Senate for inaction on pending bills: "The House has done it’s job on all matters sunset- relat…
LIVE: Texas House members are holding a press conference. Watch here: trib.it/2s4OzdQ #txlege https://t.co/ADr42lT8VG
To die or to leave? That’s the question. Join us for a screening of Beyond the Wall in Houston on 6/8.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Where we stand now: Straus says he's done negotiating. Patrick is ready for a special session.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
says he's being "very clear." He's asking @GregAbbott_TX to call them back. trib.it/2rv7zF3twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The governor eventually made it clear a #bathroombill was a legislative priority. Was it too late?… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
In mid-April, @GregAbbott_TX entered the debate. He called an alternative (#HB2899) a “thoughtful proposal.”… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The #txlege Senate unveiled #SB6 — the #bathroombill — in Jan. 2017. It drew fierce backlash from the businesses.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
And then, @BarackObama issued a directive on transgender students. @DanPatrick was unhappy. #txlege… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Next came a fight over Fort Worth and its policies. @DanPatrick began calling for the superintendent's resignation.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Much of the same rhetoric is being deployed now. Remember: #HERO got rejected by more than 20 points.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Remember this ad? It features a girl being cornered by a man in a bathroom stall. trib.it/2rv7zF3 #txlege youtube.com/watch?v=WYpko8…
That was nothing compared to the firestorm over #HERO, or the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
San Antonio's anti-discrimination law drew fierce opposition from both @GregAbbott_TX and @DanPatrick. #txlege… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
How did we get here? How did #txlege find itself in the middle of a bathroom war? It started in San Antonio.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Texas has fought over bathrooms this #txlege session. But this fight isn't new. It has been years in the making.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @TexasTribune: What would a columnist tweet on #txlege's last Saturday? "It’s Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s fault." More from @rossramsey: http…
RT @brandonformby: .@SpeakerStraus, who didn't budge under far-right pressure, intends to run again texastribune.org/2017/05/28/wil… via @TexasTribu…
Texas Republicans in Congress, fearing 2018 losses, want @GovAbbott to call a special session on redistricting:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: Senate conferees strip language declaring fantasy sports legal. Follow the @TexasTribune live blog here: https://t.co/Js…
Will @SpeakerStraus become Texas' longest-serving House speaker? Maybe. Here are 7 things to keep in mind.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The clock is ticking to the end of the 85th #txlege. Subscribe to @TexasTribune’s The Brief for all the latest:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@MQSullivan's special session wish list: property taxes, ethics and bathrooms. #txlege https://t.co/0Le5EgFQIC
For transgender Texans, navigating public restrooms is already complicated. trib.it/2rq8VRH #txlege https://t.co/Yvigs7kMJA
RT @brandonformby: TxSenate wanted voters to have a shot at vetoing local tax rates if cities and counties increase their cumulative tax co…
RT @MWatkinsTrib: ICYMI: With $4.1M slipped into the state budget, plans for a new vet school at Texas Tech may have been revived. https://…
@texastech's on-again, off-again veterinary school project snagged $4.1M in state budget #txlege trib.it/2s2tLDz
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@TexasTribune is on Facebook Live for @SpeakerStraus' anticipated presser, starting momentarily: https://t.co/fGtqN6rUH…
Congrats to @aneripattani, former fellow at @TexasTribune and now a recipient of @ProPublica diversity scholarship! propublica.org/article/announ…
Earlier I gave cheers 2 Tx lege action on tracking rape-kits. & then THIS! Gotta replace them... texastribune.org/2017/05/25/beh… via @TexasTribune
Good time to note that this Pulitzer Prize-winning badass Texan is speaking at the 2017 @TexasTribune Festival. Tix… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
 
 
 
 
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