Texas Democrat leaves DC, returns to Austin for 'good faith dialogue' on voting bill

Texas Democrat leaves DC, returns to Austin for 'good faith dialogue' on voting bill

Texas Democrat leaves DC, returns to Austin for 'good faith dialogue' on voting bill Two members who have returned to Texas have reportedly not been arrested despite Gov. Greg Abbott's warning Texas State Rep. Philip Cortez was one of roughly 60 Democratic lawmakers who abandoned a special session of the legislature to prevent the passage of a voting reform bill, but more than a week after he and his colleagues flew off to Washington, D.C., he has decided to go back home and address the issue. Cortez posted a statement online explaining that he was asked by fellow Democrats in his home state to come back and help them work on improving the bill. TEXAS DEM WHO SKIRTED VOTES ON MASKLESS DC FLIGHT SAYS TEXAS NEEDS ‘UNIVERSAL MASK-WEARING’ "I proudly stood with my Democratic colleagues and left Texas to ensure House Bill 3 would not be approved as introduced. A small working group of Democrats decided to begin active discussions here in Austin on improving HB 3 and asked that I return to establish open communication lines," Cortez said. "I …
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