The Texas House of Representatives has gone 34 days without a quorum, the attendance necessary to conduct legislative business.
In contrast, the Texas Senate has almost completely considered Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s special session agenda.
House Speaker Dade Phelan did issue arrest warrants for absent lawmakers. But thus far, even after being deputized to do so, there have been no reports of Texas law enforcement actually issuing arrest warrants.
Local Governments Continue to Ignore Mask Mandate Prohibition
The list of local jurisdictions across the state defying Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting mask mandates is growing.
There has been legislation filed during the ongoing special session to address mask mandates, but it’s notable that the Legislature chose not to address it during the regular session.
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