Determination, Delays, and a Dose of Drama
June 1, 2023
by Julie Anderson
If the Regular Session of the 88th Texas Legislature were to be summarized in bullet points, here’s how it might read:
- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar projects a $32.7 billion surplus, giving lawmakers a spending cushion prior to the 140-day session.
- On Jan. 10, Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson convenes the 88th Texas Legislative Session on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives.
- On Feb. 13, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announces his top 30.......