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Texas legislators have been shut out of the decisions about whether to open or close business, government and cultural spaces during a pandemic — a debating topic that now includes public schools.
Maybe that’s just as well. While some of them have railed at Gov. Greg Abbott — or even sued him — over his coronavirus-related actions, they can’t even decide among themselves how to hold committee meetings.
A legislative panel that periodically looks at state agencies, and decides whether to keep, overhaul or close them, met this month to decide whether Texans who want to testify will do so virtually or in person.
The Sunset Advisory Commission has a dozen members: two from the public and five each…