GOP Walks Last Mile…Slowly
It seems like only yesterday that Texas Republicans walked into the legislature with a majority in the Senate and a super-majority in the House.
In fact, that was January. Now it’s May, and lawmakers are getting into “crunch time”.
As the 82nd regular session of the legislature approaches its May 30 adjournment date, Republicans are getting bogged down in their efforts to get some key issues resolved and very likely could be looking at a special session this summer.
In this week’s “Texas Political Parlor,” KUT’s Ian Crawford and Jason Embry of the Austin American-Statesman the apparent logjam, how Governor Rick Perry’s intervention could break that logjam and how real the possibility of a special session is.