This Week in Texas: Progress of Texas 88th Legislative session and newly passed bills

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Sunday, April 30, 2023
This Week in Texas explores new bills moving closer to governor's desk
New legislature could soon be headed to Governor Greg Abbott's desk regarding solar energy, school safety and Texas voters.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- On a new episode of This Week in Texas, ABC13 looks into the SB-624, which passed through the Senate earlier in the week.

This new bill would add to regulations and oversight of new and existing wind and solar power energy.

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Also, we break down the three pieces of school safety legislation that the Texas House recently passed.

ABC13 political reporter Tom Abrahams sits with the director of the Texas Politics Project about the different legislative priorities for Texas voters based on their age and political affiliation.

Plus new perspectives from a panel of political insiders on the 88th Texas legislative session so far.

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