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Bill to Protect Women’s Sports Gets New Life

Bill to Protect Women’s Sports Gets New Life

After voting earlier this week to reject a bill to stop men from playing on women’s sports teams in Texas public schools, political retribution has given the bill new life. On Tuesday, the House Public Education Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 29, the proposal...
Property Tax Reform Passes Texas House

Property Tax Reform Passes Texas House

NOTE: This article has been updated with additional information since it was initially published, including a statement from State Rep. Briscoe Cain. More than two weeks after their colleagues in the Texas Senate, the Texas House has passed its version of property tax...
DNA First, Due Process Later

DNA First, Due Process Later

NOTE: This article has been updated with additional information since it was initially published. Nearly two-thirds of the members of the Texas House believe government should have the ability to take your DNA and input it in a criminal database before you’re...

Re-Setting Committee Chairs

At first blush, House Speaker Joe Straus’ new committee chairs indicate he heard the message voters sent in November — welcome news for taxpayers. Perhaps the biggest win is seeing liberal Rene Oliveira removed from the Ways & Means chairmanship, replaced by...