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January 8, 2020      12:54 PM

HK: Three back to back Speaker elections may put the House and its members at disadvantage

Picking the right horse three times is already causing heartburn among some members as they await Bonnen’s choice of a head budget writer

Adding to concerns about the destabilized Texas House is the distinct possibility of something not seen in modern times: Three back to back Speaker races.

Ripples of concern about forward looking stability in the House have been ramping up for weeks in anticipation of Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s pending appointment to replace John Zerwas as House Appropriations chair.

First some context:

By Harvey Kronberg

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