Governor raises four issues to emergency status
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott delivered his second biennial “State of the State” address to a joint session of the Texas Legislature on Jan. 31.
In exercising his prerogative as governor, Abbott presented a short list of emergency items for lawmakers to enact during the 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature:
- Improvements to Child Protective Services;
- A ban on sanctuary cities;
- Ethics reforms; and
- Approve a resolution calling for a convention of states.