State of the State, ‘Take Your Country Back,' Theater Director Shot: Your Tuesday Evening Roundup

Here are some stories you may have missed today.Gov. Greg Abbott announces emergency items, including CPS reform and sanctuary city banGov. Greg Abbott ordered lawmakers to fix the state's troubled Child Protective Services agency, punish cities that provide sanctuary to unauthorized immigrants, reform ethics laws and support changing the U.S. Constitution to rein in federal power in his wide-ranging State of the State address Tuesday. Abbott declared those four issues emergency items, allowing lawmakers to take quicker action to address them. The rules prohibit lawmakers from voting on legislation during the first 60 days of the 140-day session. But lawmakers can vote on emergency items at anytime.  Continue reading...

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