Posted on · Many Venezuelans have settled in Houston, so much so that some of them in Katy call that area “Katy-zuela.” Well, apparently some of the people allegedly tied to the downfall of the Venezuelan economy are here too.
Posted on · Rep. Poe talks about how he came to the decision to leave the House Freedom Caucus and then discusses other developments in Congress and the nation.
Posted on · What did Abbott have to say about the so-called "bathroom bill," and what does the business community have to say about House hearings on the bill?
Posted on · "... in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And asteroids. - Benjamin Franklin (mostly)
Posted on · The "Raise the Age" bill, would move 17-year-old offenders from the adult criminal justice system to its juvenile justice counterpart beginning 2021.
Posted on · The latest hearing on voter discrimination includes Harris County
Posted on · A bill that would bump up the age of adult criminal responsibility from 17 to 18 is scheduled for a vote in the Texas House today.
Posted on · Nearly 100 days into Trump's presidency, there are still big questions about what his proposed tax overhaul will include — and whether the large changes he had envisioned are even possible.
Posted on · In a preliminary vote, the House approved Rep. Dan Huberty's bill to inject $1.6 billion into public schools and simplify complicated funding formulas. Legislators must still take a final vote on the bill.
Posted on · Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for the first time Tuesday endorsed a "bathroom bill" and breathed new life into North Carolina-style efforts that businesses and LGBT rights groups hoped had stalled with time running out to sign into law.
Posted on · In their respective budget bills, the House and Senate both eliminated funding for Governor Greg Abbott’s high-quality pre-kindergarten grant program.
Posted on · The poll of 1,000 state residents asked a series of questions about immigration issues.
Posted on · Between them, Houston State Reps. Harold Dutton and Jessica Farrar have sponsored more than a dozen measures to end capital punishment since 2003.
Posted on · It might be hard to believe, but Texas’s voting maps, those lines that decide where your representative district is and what seat you’re voting for, have been in flux for the past six years.
Posted on · Houston and Dallas leaders were supposed to each be united on how they wanted state lawmakers to address their respective pension shortfalls before the legislative session even began. (Spoiler alert: They're still not.)