Public access to Legislature up in the air


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When the Texas Legislature convenes Jan. 12, a key question is how the public will have access to their lawmakers during the pandemic. State Rep. Briscoe Cain, R-Deer Park, is asking Attorney General Ken Paxton to issue an opinion about whether the Capitol building must be open during the legislative session. Further, should legislators be required to be in person during any debate and vote?…

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