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Texas Secures a Win for Election Integrity

Texas Secures a Win for Election Integrity

In a win for election integrity advocates, the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature finally passed a major comprehensive election reform bill—a top GOP priority that Democrat lawmakers spent months trying to block. House and Senate members gave final approval to...
Major Election Integrity Bill Passes Texas House

Major Election Integrity Bill Passes Texas House

For a second time this year, the Texas House passed comprehensive election reform legislation—a top Republican priority Democrats spent months working to block. On Friday, House members voted 80-41 to approve Senate Bill 1, the major election integrity measure passed...
Republicans Advance Texas Election Integrity Bill

Republicans Advance Texas Election Integrity Bill

On Thursday, the Texas House gave preliminary approval to Republicans’ top-priority election reform legislation, despite continuing opposition from Democrats. House members voted 79-37 to advance Senate Bill 1, the major election integrity measure passed by the Senate...
Texas Election Integrity Bill Heads to House Floor

Texas Election Integrity Bill Heads to House Floor

With enough Democrats finally present to conduct business, Texas House lawmakers will once again consider comprehensive election reform legislation—a top priority for Republicans that Democrats have actively opposed all year. The controversial election integrity...
Examining the Voting Record: Hugh Shine

Examining the Voting Record: Hugh Shine

Central Texas residents have reason to be wary in the upcoming local and state elections, particularly in the House District 55 primary. Texans are facing increasing burdens from their local governments: property tax hikes, forced city annexation, and uncontrolled...
LGBT-Backed Business Group Endorses Seliger

LGBT-Backed Business Group Endorses Seliger

The lowest-rated Republican senator – and the only one to not endorse Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s bid for reelection – has received the endorsement of LGBT-backed Texas Association of Business. The group’s support of State Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) is certain to...