Texas legislative session wrapping up with a lot of work left to be done

In this file photo, the Texas Capitol is viewed from its south side on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)

May 7, 2013 7:35:14 PM PDT
We're closing in on the final days of the Texas legislative session. Bills that haven't had at least a partial vote by the end of the week are done for the session.

There's been no tax cut passed and no plan to keep Texas from running out of water. Few of the many proposed school changes have passed, and there's no funding plan for new roads.

Lawmakers have been in Austin since January. The last day of work for the session is 20 days away, and there's a lot of work to be done, including passing a state budget for the next two years.

Then there are the pet projects -- the smaller but still important items lawmakers try to push through as small changes to Texas law.

Stay with Eyewitness News and abc13.com for the latest as the legislative session wraps up.

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