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Third special legislative session begins on Monday

Third special legislative session starts Monday in Austin
Posted at 12:59 PM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 14:18:59-04

AUSTIN, Texas — A third special session of the Texas legislature begins today.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced the session earlier this month.

This will be the fourth time Texas lawmakers have convened during 2021.

Items the governor wants to tackle during the upcoming session include:

  • Redistricting
  • Restrictions on transgender student-athletes
  • Reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.