0:00 Welcome
5:55 The Texas Legislature’s “Pace of Play”
13:15 Property Tax Reform
16:15 The READER Act, targeting sexually explicit materials in public school libraries
24:35 The “Death Star Bill” / Regulatory Consistency Act
32:05 Eliminating D.E.I. in Texas Public Universities
38:45 Border Security & Immigration

Brian and Derek discuss the week’s hottest legislative topics including the pace of Texas’ 88th Legislature and the odds on whether or not we will see special sessions, property tax reform, keeping sexually explicit materials out of public school libraries, the Regulatory Consistency Act (aka Death Star Bill), eliminating funding for Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity departments in our public universities and Border Security and Immigration.