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Texas AG Joins the Fight Against FDA’s Abortion Pill Decision

Nearly two dozen state attorneys general are fighting the Biden administration's move to ease restrictions on abortion drugs. In signing the letter calling the actions of the Food and Drug Administration “illegal” and “dangerous,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton...

State Sen. Charles Schwertner Arrested for DWI in Austin

In the early hours of Tuesday morning in Austin, State Sen. Charles Schwertner, a Georgetown Republican, was arrested by Austin police for allegedly driving while intoxicated. Schwertner, who has served in the Texas Senate for 10 years, was arrested at 2:12 a.m. and...

Where Are House Committee Assignments?

Committee assignments in the Texas House have not been announced, despite the Legislature being nearly one-fifth of the way through the legislative session. House Speaker Dade Phelan (R–Beaumont) is responsible for assigning committees for Texas’ biennial legislative...

Texas Governor Announces Plan to Ban TikTok

To limit security risks from the Chinese Communist Party, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a new plan this week instructing state agencies on how to ban the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from state-issued devices and agency internet networks. TikTok, which...

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Life or Death: Texas’ Unstable Power Grid

Despite assurances to the contrary, records indicate that Texas’ power grid remains unstable. Electricity generation is lately taken for granted in the Western world. Few living today can imagine life without it. But it is more than just a convenience for smartphones...