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Texas Democratic lawmakers will flee the state in a dramatic walkout to block a laundry list of GOP priorities, reports say

Democrats in the Texas State House will flee the state en masse to block conservative bills, per reports. Gov. Greg Abbott convened a special session to pass voting restrictions and other legislation. Democrats are now aiming to deny the legislative quorum necessary to move forward on the bills. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democrats in the Texas House of Representatives are leaving the state in a dramatic walkout to block a number of conservative priorities from passing in a legislative special session, VoteBeat, The New York Times, and NBC News report. Gov. Greg Abbott convened the special session, which began Jul...