How Much Is The Special Session Costing Texans?

$40,222

*this is an approximate value that doesn't include overhead expenses.

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You may have heard the name Colin Allred and that he wants to beat Senator Ted Cruz in the general election, but who is he? How did he get into politics? Does he have a shot at winning? Colin Allred is a U.S. Representative serving the 32nd Congressional District of Texas. A member of the Democratic Party, Allred has made...
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