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State Officials Can Do More to Protect Texas From Invasion

According to border security experts, Texas state officials—specifically Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton—can do more to protect Texas from the ongoing invasion. “Waiting for the Biden administration to suddenly enact policies that will secure our...

Texas Lawmakers Seek to Limit Gun Rights

Since the beginning of pre-filing in the Texas Legislature, lawmakers have been rushing to file measures that would take away many of Texans’ Second Amendment rights. While some lawmakers have pushed to expand gun rights, others have been fighting to block them. Some...

Grassroots Leaders Urge GOP Unity to Ban Democrat Committee Chairs

UPDATED January 5 to include a link to all proposed House rules changes. A coalition of grassroots Texans is urging Republican lawmakers to unify around a single proposal to stop giving Democrats powerful committee chairmanships in the GOP-led state House—a top...

Federal Judge Rules Anti-speech Laws Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that three Texas laws prohibiting Texans from speaking out about the Texas House Speaker race are unconstitutional, despite pushback from two Texas lawmakers: State Reps. Charlie Geren (R–Fort Worth) and Dustin Burrows (R–Lubbock)....

Republican Lawmaker Wants to Make Texas School Board Races Partisan

State Rep. Steve Toth (R–The Woodlands) filed a measure that would require school board candidates to run as members of a political party. As clashes over explicit books and radical ideologies in Texas’ public schools intensify, Toth’s legislation, House Bill 221,...