The law would require that doctors performing abortions also have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the clinic and follow stricter Federal Drug Administration protocols for pill-induced abortions.
Senator Dan Patrick was one of three senators to vote against the bills
The 83rd Legislature has been extended again by Governor Rick Perry
The lack of consensus on transportation funding may force a third special session for the Texas Legislature
The Texas Legislature is still debating a transportation funding bill during the Second Special Session
The special session will address issues that were not passed in the first special session, including a notable abortion regulation bill. Soon after the Special Session began, the Texas House and Senate promptly adjourned until July 9th.
On the Monday edition of The Chad Hasty Show, GOP strategist and co-founder of MustReadTexas.com Matt Mackowiak talked with Chad Hasty about the latest going on statewide and nationally.
The Texas Senate was unable to pass legislation late Tuesday evening following a filibuster and much noise from inside the Senate Chamber.
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Governor Perry has expanded the call of the special session to include bills for further regulation of the abortion industry