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All Publications
All HRO reports by date, not including bill analyses, published after January 1, 1997. The HRO maintains hard copy archives of all reports prior to 1997.

Policy Reports
Interim News articles and more in-depth Focus reports provide analyses of issues of current interest in the state of Texas.

State Finance Reports
Reports on budget issues and analyses of appropriations bills.

Legislative Session Reports
Reports pertaining to a particular session, including:
  Major Issues
Summarize significant legislation considered during each legislative session.
  Topics Reports
Highlights many of the issues that each Legislature may consider during the regular session.
  Vetoes of Legislation
Digests of each vetoed bill, the governor's stated reason for the veto, and responses by the author or sponsor of the bill.
  Legislative Procedures
Details procedures for enacting legislation and committee proceedings.

Constitutional Amendments
Summarizes ballot propositions submitted for voter approval, including arguments for and against each proposition.

Legislative Staff Lists
Provide a comprehensive list of the staff of members and committees of the Texas House and Senate for each regular legislative session.