Texas and more than a dozen other states sued the Biden administration for correspondence about the NSBA’s 2021 letter comparing parents to domestic terrorists.
Ban on Controversial Ranked-choice Voting Moves Through Texas Senate
The complex voting method is gaining popularity in progressive jurisdictions and has been blamed for conservative losses in the 2022 Alaska elections.
Lawmaker Hopes to Protect Texas Electric Grid From EMP Attack
State Sen. Bob Hall has long championed legislation to protect the grid from natural and man-made threats.
Democrat Lawmaker Condemns Explicit Books in School Libraries
“Not here for the partisan politics on this. I’m here for children.” – State Rep. Shawn Thierry
Black Lawmaker Resigns From Texas Legislative Black Caucus Over ‘Stank Leadership’
“I don’t have to take it. And I won’t.” – State Rep. Harold Dutton
Senate Approves Plan for Property Tax Relief
Advocates are skeptical about claims it would be the “largest property tax cut ever in Texas history.”
School Choice Advocates Counter Democrat Arguments in Senate Committee Hearing
“This is parental empowerment. This is about parental choice.” — Former State Sen. Larry Taylor
Paxton Talks Border Security at Senate Hearing
The Texas attorney general endorsed a plan to challenge a Supreme Court decision that bars states from enforcing federal immigration law.
Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Legislation Banning Child Gender Modification
“I don’t believe that any parent has the right to mutilate and sterilize their child.”
Texas Education Agency Announces Takeover of Houston Independent School District
The move comes after more than three years of litigation and seeks to address poor student performance.