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Governor Abbott adds item to Third Special Session agenda

The Governor adds illegal voting penalty increase

AUSTIN, Texas - On Thursday, Sept. 30, Governor Greg Abbott submitted a message to the Secretary of the Senate identifying legislation to increase the penalties for illegal voting. He added this additional agenda item to the Third Special Session that…

Victoria County political chairs weigh in on SB-1

Democratic Party Chair and Republican Party Chair share their beliefs on the bill

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1 into law. Victoria County political chairs weigh in on the bill. The Texas Tribune…

'Protecting the integrity of our elections is critical'

Governor Abbott issues statement on passage of SB1

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, Aug. 31, Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement following the passage of Senate Bill 1. SB 1 aims to protect the integrity of elections in Texas: "Protecting the integrity of our elections is critical in…

New laws effective today, Sept. 1

Here are the details on several laws that have been discussed, approved and passed

AUSTIN, Texas - Beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, 666 new Texas laws went into effect. During the 87th Texas Legislature, these laws were debated, passed and signed. They include…