Texas Lawmakers Ordered To Keep Hashing Out Road Funding

Law360, Dallas (July 30, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- After Texas lawmakers failed to reach a compromise on how to fund transportation infrastructure projects before the end of the second special session, Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday ordered the Legislature back for another 30-day session, with transportation the only item on the agenda.

The Senate immediately passed back to the House versions of the bill a conference committee had approved in the previous special session, suspending typical rules to move identical language through in less than two hours after the Legislature reconvened Tuesday afternoon. The...
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