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City of Houston Sues the State of Texas over Bill 2127

1 Minute ReadCity of Houston Sues the State of Texas over Bill 2127

Houston leaders announced Monday that they had filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas over House Bill 2127, also known as the “Death Star Bill,” which overrides local government regulations in industries including agriculture, insurance and labor, among others, according to the Houston Chronicle reported.

The law — House Bill 2127, dubbed the “Death Star” bill by opponents — was signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott in June, marking Texas Republicans’ biggest attempt yet to kneecap local governments in a yearslong assault on Texas’ major metropolitan areas, often governed by Democrats, also Texas Tribune reported.

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