The Texas House on Wednesday once again passed a bill to ban texting while driving throughout Texas, but the governor seems poised to smack it down before it can become law — just like he did two years ago.
For the second session in a row, state Rep. Tom Craddick, R-Midland, proposed a statewide ban on texting while driving, which Austin and about two dozen cities already ban. The House gave preliminary approval to the measure with a vote of 98-47. Support was not as broad as in 2011, when the vote was 124-16.
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