Texas

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Texas Democrats who left the state last month in an attempt to stop the passage of restrictive voting bills can now return home to continue their protest without fear of being arrested, after a judge on Monday issued a temporary restraining order. ...
Texas House Democratic lawmakers who fled the state to block consideration of a Republican-backed elections bill have begun returning home this week after a district judge granted a temporary restraining order barring Gov. Greg Abbott from ordering their arrest. ...
Mayor Ron Nirenberg of San Antonio, Texas, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Covid is ravaging his city, putting a strain on medical resources and sickening children, and his legal challenge to Governor Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates, tying the hands of local officials trying to protect residents as the school year begins.  ...
The Kinney County Sheriff's Office posted images of 17 migrants booked in jail after illegally crossing the border from Mexico. ...

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