By CBSDFW.com Staff

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Today members of the Texas Senate Republican and Democratic Caucuses will hold separate press events to update Texans on their work on voting legislation.

Republican’s so-called “election integrity bill” or Senate Bill 1, would (in Republican’s opinion) forbid practices they fear leave elections open to fraud.

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But Democrats say changes proposed by Republicans equal “voter suppression,” making it more difficult for minorities and even Democrats to vote.

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“We are sent here to be a voice for the diverse population of Texas,” said Democratic Senator John Whitmire. “Someday I would hope you feel strongly enough about an issue to walk out!”

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CBSDFW.com Staff