Texas State Government

There’s just over a week to go in the legislative session. But state lawmakers learned that they may have to spend a little more time in Austin than they expected. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promised to push lawmakers toward a special session unless House members approve two controversial bills. LBJ Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

The 85th session of the Texas State Legislature will see the deliberation of more than 1,700 bills. LBJ School faculty member Sherri Greenberg talks about the likelihood that a bill will become a law.