Special Session Ends, Rawlings Talks Monuments, Trump Critics Weigh in on ‘both Sides’ Stance: Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

Good morning! Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.⛅ Weather: Partly cloudy and hot, with a 10 percent chance for isolated showers. High: 96 degrees.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Gov. Greg Abbott's top priority, property tax limits, fails as legislators end special session earlyTuesday night marked an early end to Gov. Greg Abbott's special session, as lawmakers called it quits without passing his top priority, a bill that would limit how much local property taxes can increase.The decision by the House to adjourn earlier Tuesday night left the Senate with only the option to agree with the House’s version of the tax bill -- or let the measure die. Sen. Jane Nelson of Flower Mound said the bill would be a good issue for the next session.And: The Texas 'bathroom bill' is dead -- for now.Also: Texas Republicans are not taking sides in key Alabama primary.  Continue reading...

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