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Updates from the Capitol

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During legislative sessions, TCTA's top-ranked lobby team is at the Texas Capitol every day, working on behalf of Texas teachers and other classroom professionals. Our lobbyists carefully monitor and testify on legislation that could affect TCTA members and provide daily reports on legislative action. These updates are provided below and compiled and emailed weekly via the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.

House activity grinds to a halt as Democrats break quorum

Jul 12, 2021

More than 50 Democrats have left the state for the purpose of shutting down the House's ability to take action on legislation.

Special session off to a quick start

Jul 8, 2021

The first special session of the 87th Texas Legislature convened Thursday morning. Hearings on some legislation — including a 13th check for school…