Texas Gov. Abbott signs new voting restrictions into law
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a sweeping voting bill on Tuesday, making it the latest state to approve stricter voting laws in the aftermath of the 2020 election.
Why it matters: The law rolls back early voting and adds new ID requirements, which critics say disproportionally impact voters of color.
Many of the bill's provisions take aim at expansions put in place in the populous, Democratic Harris County, where officials broadened access last year, per the Texas Tribune.
The measure could also make it more difficult for people with disabilities to...