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Questions Surround Austin State Rep. Dawnna Dukes Legislative Attendance Record

State Rep. Dawnna Dukes (D-Austin) missed 44 of 50 legislative committee meetings last year and skipped 84 percent of House votes, according to reporting by the Austin American-Statesman. Dukes says she was recovering car accident injuries, but a review of her social media accounts shows in the same time period, she went to a Stevie Wonder concert, traveled to East Texas and attended a community festival.

KUT's Nathan Bernier learns more from Austin American-Statesman reporter Sean Walsh.