Is Texas Passing Fewer Laws?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain Stephens June 8, 2016 9:00 am,

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently celebrated the 2015 Texas legislative session, which ended last June, as the “most conservative ever.”

Abbott, rousing delegates to the Republican Party of Texas convention in Dallas, said in his May 2016 address: “As just one example, we passed the fewest laws in 20 years, proving that better government doesn’t have to be more government.”

Is that a fact? Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the PolitiFact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

Hear how Abbot’s claim scored in the player above.