Constitutional carry, the “heartbeat bill”, a supposed ban on critical race theory in public schools, and a public camping ban are among other new Texas laws.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Re-Election Campaign
Hegar has held the position since 2015.
State Rep. James White Announces Bid for Texas Agriculture Commissioner
He challenges current Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, who recently announced he would seek re-election to the post.
87th Session Autopsy Reports, State
Autopsy Report: Constitutional Carry Finally Passes Finish Line
Pressure from citizen activists has made the longtime priority a reality.
Deadline Looms for Abbott to Consider Bills
Sunday, June 20th marks the last day the Governor can consider bills passed in the 87th Legislative Session.
State Rep. James White Not Seeking Re-Election, Leaves Door Open for Statewide Office
White has served as the state representative for six legislative sessions after first being elected in the fall of 2010.
87th Legislative Session: An Overview
The 140 days of the legislative session have concluded. What did—and did not—get accomplished?
Democrat Lawmaker Censured by Democrats for Supporting Constitutional Carry
While most Texas Democrats have favored gun control, opponents argue criminals don’t follow the law or abide by the restrictions, which causes harm to law-abiding citizens.
Next Step for Constitutional Carry in Texas
Both chambers have appointed members to a conference committee to reconcile the differences between their versions of the bill.
House Passes Bill to Stop Corporate Gun Boycotts
A legislative priority of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, the bill is an attempt to address the continued discriminatory practices of the Obama administration’s Operation Choke Point.