An updated listing of where Republican and Democrat priorities are in the Texas Legislature.
The confirmation came on a 49-44 party-line vote from the U.S. Senate on Thursday.
While the Texas Supreme Court has not ruled on the merit of the case, oral arguments are scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
“Why can’t we truly reopen Texas? With a death rate from COVID-19 proving to be this low, how can we not?”
At yesterday’s press conference, Abbott revealed he would continue to allow Sylvester Turner and other local officials—many of them Democrats—to call the shots in Texas.
State Reps. Briscoe Cain and Jared Patterson also accepted money from State Rep. Dustin Burrows, Bonnen’s accomplice.
For the first time in her 23-year congressional stint, Granger faces a serious challenge in the Republican primary election.
Gary Gates defeats Eliz Markowitz in House District 28 special election runoff.
Past Republican presidents—from George Bush to Ronald Reagan—have not attended the pro-life rally in person.
Voters in House Districts 28, 100, and 148 head back to the polls starting January 21 for special runoff elections to fill vacant seats.
The discussion this week turns to the controversial plans for the Alamo.
A Clinton appointee has temporarily halted an executive order by President Trump that allows states to opt out of refugee resettlement.
Tracy Marshall and Julie McCarty are both working in their own way to shine a light on politics in Texas.
A bipartisan group of legislators has written a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott, demanding a special session to end the unjust 10-day rule.
Comments by George P. Bush made on Twitter last week have caused Patrick to speak up and defend the opposition.
“We call on you to demand better of our Republican legislators before they surrender the state to Democrat control.”
Creighton argued that an inconsistent patchwork of regulations from city to city makes it difficult for cities to attract new businesses and create jobs.
Some Republicans had reportedly threatened to vote against the bill without an amendment to add school districts back in.
Government contractors are working together to shovel more debt onto taxpayers.
This marks Patrick’s first legislative priority that has received the support of more Democrats than Republicans to pass out of the chamber.
SB 1891, which strengthens the state’s spending cap, passed the chamber 20-11.
Texas is ranked third nationwide for average property tax rates, behind only New Jersey and Illinois.
HB 4255 would mandate that county chairmen have dictatorial control over party finances.
The resolution, which declares a crisis on the southern border and urges Congress for adequate border funding, was approved in a party-line vote.
It turns out that the “Texas Plan,” as the school finance reform legislation has been billed, will continue to allow taxes and Robin Hood payments to climb.