Special Session Likely to End Without a School Voucher Deal

Posted 11/8/23

As the clock ran down on the Legislature’s third special session, Texas House and Senate leaders exchanged barbs over Governor Greg Abbott’s school choice bill and border security proposals, the Austin American-Statesman reported.

In a social media post, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said House Speaker Dade Phelan “wasted another special session” as that chamber failed to even consider Abbott’s measure to use public money for private tuition, commonly known as vouchers.

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