KSAT Q&A: Takeaways from the Texas legislative session with Scott Braddock of Quorum Report

What happens after the gavel comes down in Austin?

KSAT Q&A: Scott Braddock of Quorum Report discusses accomplishments, next steps as Texas legislative session winds down
KSAT Q&A: Scott Braddock of Quorum Report discusses accomplishments, next steps as Texas legislative session winds down

SAN ANTONIO – Scott Braddock of the Quorum Report joined KSAT’s Q&A to discuss legislative achievements and explain what happens next as the legislative session comes to a close.

Below are some highlights with the conversation with Braddock:

  • Lawmakers approved legislation in the wake of February’s winter storm, including requiring winterization of some natural gas facilities.
    • Question of cost remains.
  • At least one special session assured on redistricting; possibly as many as two more.
  • Braddock referred to what was passed this session as a “red meat buffet” for Republican lawmakers to go back home and tout what they accomplished to their party, constituents.

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