What does the Texas Legislature look like? On average: white, male, middle-aged, Christian — and educated at a public university. That's according to a Texas Tribune analysis of demographics in the Texas Capitol.
Storify: The First Day of the 84th Legislative Session
Tuesday, the first day of the 84th legislative session, was a day for pomp, circumstance, protest and a whole lot of tweeting. Here's a selection of what journalists, lawmakers and others shared, along with the Tribune's on-the-ground reporting.