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Texas Wraps Most Conservative Legislative Session In Over 30 Years

On Monday, Texas wrapped up their 2021 legislative session after a Democratic walkout from the House chambers effectively killed a restrictive voting rights bill.

The session was dominated by the most conservative assembly of Republicans in recent memory, pushing through a raft of radical bills, including one of the country’s most restrictive bans on abortion.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley talks with Patrick Switek, political correspondent for The Texas Tribune, and Abby Livingston, Washington bureau chief for the Tribune, about the legislative session.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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