This week, we're treating you to The Look Back, in honor of the last day of the legislative session.
"When it gets to a special session, the time and topics are exclusively up to the governor in the state of Texas", Abbott said in a statement. They are also key issues for Governor Abbott though Abbott didn't start speaking out in favor of a bathroom bill until relatively late in the session. Dan Patrick to add the bathroom bill and property-tax reform to a special session agenda, Abbott emphatic. That said, failing to wrangle some type of anti-transgender restrictions out of a special session would likely endanger Abbott's standing among conservative voters, on whom he'll have to rely for his re-election in 2018. According to KVUE members of the House and Senate took turns blaming each other for the failed legislation.
The Senate didn't act on a bill that the House had amended to provide a safety net for the agencies.
Abbott said his biggest disappointment of the concluding session was that lawmakers failed to pass a bill to keep the Texas Medical Board and related agencies open.
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"All I have to do is just not move on one key bill", Patrick said in a radio interview. "They can fix this today by concurring with SB 1929".
Only the governor can call a special session, and his office has insisted that lawmakers resolve their issues during what's left of the regular legislative session.
"We are writing to express our steadfast opposition to the introduction and passage of any discriminatory legislation in Texas".
AUSTIN- Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday he will make an announcement later this week about whether he will call lawmakers into a special session.