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    County Issues Newsletter | June 2023

    News Article | June 29, 2023

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    The regular 2023 legislative session is over. Here's how the most consequential bills fared. (The Texas Tribune)

    88th Legislature Regular Session: Bills Signed by the Governor

    88th Legislature Regular Session: Bills Filed Without the Governor's Signature

    88th Legislature Regular Session: Bills Vetoed by the Governor

    Problems delivering on a tax cut promise are not a good look for Texas GOP leaders (The Dallas Morning News)

    Mental health and safety investments promised after Uvalde school shooting show little headway (Austin American-Statesman)

    Ken Paxton's impeachment trial will begin Sept. 5, with his attendance required (The Texas Tribune)

    Hispanics officially make up the biggest share of Texas' population, new census numbers show (The Texas Tribune)

    Births decline in most states, continuing a long-term trend (Stateline)

    AI in the Workplace: Local Officials Explore Responsible Use (Route Fifty)

    Cybersecurity Standards Gain Ground in Counties (Route Fifty)

    New law leaves voter roll cleanup in the hands of state official (Spectrum News 1)

    How bills affecting rural Texans, including broadband & water infrastructure, fared at the Capitol (Houston Public Media)

    Some Rural Districts Are Facing Financial Ruin. Some State Officials Prefer It That Way. (Texas Monthly)

    Texas' 'Death Star' could kill a slew of local laws. Here's how. (KUT 90.5 Austin)

    New Map Shows How Common Train Derailments Are (Route Fifty)

    Ransomware attacks, like the one targeting City of Dallas, are becoming more common (Texas Standard)