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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to Address Key Issues Ahead of Special Session

Special Session begins Tuesday, July 18 and runs for 30 days

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spoke Monday, a day before the Legislative Special Session kicks off in Austin.

Abbott spoke at the Policy Orientation for the upcoming Special Session and is expected to address the 20 issues he's laid out before lawmakers.

The orientation began at 11 a.m. and will run to 5 p.m.; Abbott spoke at about 12:30 p.m. in a discussion with Texas Public Policy Foundation Executive Director Kevin Roberts.

Abbott, who has roughly $41 million in his campaign chest, announced Friday he intends to run for re-election in 2018.

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