Posted on · Texas is at the center of a nationwide war between state and local authorities. It’s an escalating dispute over who has what power — and when.
Posted on · Admiral Rachel Levine, the highest ranking trans person in government, spoke at the annual Out for Health Conference.
Posted on · The bill would bring an estimated $30 billion or more of infrastructure spending into the state. That includes money for federal highway programs, public transit and the state’s electric vehicle charging network.
Posted on · Lawmakers adjourned sine die in the early hours of Tuesday morning, securing changes to the state’s political maps and other conservative goals.
Posted on · The Texas Legislature is in the midst of redrawing voting districts, a process that happens after the census every 10 years.
Posted on · You may remember filling out a census questionnaire some time last year. Now, the data is being funneled into a process known as redistricting.
Posted on · Republicans in Texas achieved one of their major 2021 goals on Tuesday, as Gov. Greg Abbott signed a controversial and expansive bill that imposes major restrictions on how people can vote in the state.
Posted on · The bill passed 79-37 on second reading late Thursday night then passed 80-41 on a third reading Friday afternoon. The measure includes bans on 24-hour voting and drive-through voting.
Posted on · Abbott had teased the announcement with a tweet on Monday. He said the sites would probably involve “5000-6000 additional vaccinations per day, 7 days a week for 8 weeks.”
Posted on · Requirements of the program were altered soon after Cruz wrote to officials in charge. The changes benefitted major Cruz donors.
Posted on · The New York Times reports lawyers allied with Trump drafted the lawsuit but needed a state attorney general to officially bring it because only a state attorney general can sue another state and have the case go straight to the United States Supreme Court.
Posted on · Prominent Texans were involved in events leading up to Wednesday’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Posted on · Four positions on the state's highest civil court are on the ballot this fall.
Posted on · Three of the seats targeted are in the Houston area, including Houston state representative Sarah Davis. Davis is the one candidate being targeted who was not endorsed by the NRA.
Posted on · State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) is vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. And with views on police violence changing, his record on the issue could help him win supporters in the Democratic primary runoff on July 14.