Gov. Abbott to make decision on special session this week
Gov. Abbott to make decision on special session this week
Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up
30 May, 2017, 06:44
"The fix the House sent us doesn't work", he added."The only way to fix this is with a special session".
It is widely expected that Abbott will call lawmakers back into session for a short-turnaround meeting - possibly just a few days in duration - to pass a bill continuing the operations of the Texas Medical Board and four related regulatory agencies.
These charges are alone issued by the governor, however, despite calls by Patrick to issue a special session for his own priorities. We're talking about a possible special legislative session.
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Only the Governor can call a special session and lawmakers are only allowed to take up the issues that the Governor sets. Some Republicans want to keep working to address a so-called "bathroom bill" and property taxes.
Equality Texas has called upon its members and allies to call Abbott's office and demand that he not call a special session.
Abbott made the announcement during a press conference at the Texas Department of Transportation where he signed a bill into law creating state regulations for ride-hailing companies. President Brad Smith, and Google's Sundar Pichai.
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