The special session of the Texas Legislature, already halfway through its 30-day run, got much busier — and politically heated — Tuesday when Gov. Rick Perry added the task of further regulating abortion to lawmakers’ to-do list.
One day after directing lawmakers to tackle transportation funding, Perry also added a juvenile justice issue to the workload, complicating a special session that had been methodically slogging through only one contentious issue: how to redraw political districts for Congress and the Legislature.
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