Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: The drier of the two days with sunshine and warm conditions in store Saturday. An increase in storm clouds Sunday with the potential for more heavy rain late in the day and evening.
AUSTIN (May 27, 2013)--The Texas Legislature is done lawmaking with a scorecard of big-agenda victories, but it might not be big enough for Gov. Rick Perry.
The biennial 140-day session ended Monday.
It may be Perry's last depending on his political plans, but either way, all signs indicate the nation's longest-serving governor is not through having a say on shaping Texas.
Lawmakers late Sunday sent Perry a slate of major new bills to sign.
Those include an overhaul of public school testing and a state budget that restores $4 billion to classrooms.
Perry's term ends in 2014.
He hasn't said whether he'll run for re-election, but many lawmakers expect Perry to order a special 30-day summer session that could revive failed conservative measures surrounding abortion and gun rights.