Once SB 1 passes a final House vote, the measure goes back to the Senate.
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Republicans debunk Democrat talking points and detail what is—and isn’t—included in the state’s voting security legislation.
Republican-led committees approved comprehensive election reforms over the objections of Democrats, who fled the state to block a vote on the legislation.
House Democrats still threatening to block a vote on election security legislation.
Advocates see a second chance for the Texas Legislature to do what other Republican-run states accomplished: enact meaningful reforms that restore voters’ confidence in elections.
The Senate sponsor of the Texas Pandemic Response Act substituted the bill with his own approach to emergency powers reform, which further speaks to the different approaches of the two chambers on the issue.
Local officials’ greed forced action.
Codifying the governor’s pandemic powers, House Bill 3 has been a source of controversy for conservatives.
As warned by grassroots leaders, the governor’s “relief” plan actually resulted in higher property tax bills for most homeowners.
School property tax bills still grew for most homeowners, despite state lawmakers passing tax “relief” in 2019.