Tree ordinances, 'bathroom bill' & more: Special session takes shape as Texas bills filed

Clubs and Organizations

July 12, 2017


Tree ordinances under fire, property tax reform, school choice — and yes, a new version of Texas' "bathroom bill." Lawmakers began filing bills this week for the upcoming special session of the Legislature, set to begin July 18. A total of 83 bills and resolutions were filed by the evening of July 10, according to the Austin American-Statesman. The Texas Tribune also has a rundown of what is at stake. In