Many lawmakers posted “No more bills” signs on their office doors, and at one point aides backed up outside the Senate clerk’s office waiting to file new legislation that their bosses will inevitably tout as crucial to the very survival of Texas.
Friday at 6 p.m. was the deadline for filing bills in this legislative session, the every-other-year meeting of Lone Star lawmakers that, so far, been more of a budget and basic-issues work fest than a knock-down political brawl like sessions past.
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