The 78th Texas Legislative session finally came to an end on Tuesday after a tough run. Legislators faced a multi-billion dollar deficit, major budget cuts, on top of the Democratic walk out that stopped Legislation. But in the end, our local Legislators say it went well.
Here's what passed this session:
Bills that passed but are waiting for the Governor's signature include:
As for the bills that failed this session: raising cigarette taxes, and congressional redistricting, which of course would have redrawn boundaries for the states 32 districts.