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Legislative Update: How public ed fared in the session ending today

The floor of the House chamber with only a smattering of legislators (mostly Republicans) are present. Democrat Harold Dutton sits in the center of the photo with his feet propped on a desk.

Walkout by Democratic reps kills voter suppression bill, but governor guarantees a revisit in special session  Empty chairs last night signaled a Democratic walkout. Fighting an expansive voter suppression bill to the last minute, Democratic House members staged a walkout late Sunday evening, breaking the quorum needed for a vote on SB 7 before a fatal deadline. However, Gov. Greg...

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