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Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes 50 bills passed by Texas Legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (Source: The Texas Tribune) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (Source: The Texas Tribune)

Gov. Greg Abbott has vetoed 50 bills that were passed during the regular legislative session, his office announced Thursday.

That's several more than he vetoed following the last session and the most a governor has doled out since 2007.

The veto statements can be viewed here

This is a developing story and will be updated.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at https://www.texastribune.org/2017/06/15/gov-greg-abbott-vetoes-50-bills-passed-texas-legislature/.

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