Posted on · Gov. Rick Perry on Friday set a Mar. 2 special runoff election to fill the open seat created by the death of the late state Sen. Mario Gallegos. The race is between State Rep. Carol Alvarado and former Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia.
Posted on · Eight contenders have filed paperwork to run in the Jan. 26 special election to replace the late Sen. Mario Gallegos Jr. The packed field could mean the district goes without representation until spring if a runoff is needed.
Posted on · A day after U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison introduced immigration legislation that would give legal status to some undocumented minors, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus laid out its own goals for reform
Posted on · George P. Bush filed paperwork with the Texas Ethics Commission on Wednesday, seemingly in preparation for a run for local or statewide office.
Posted on · Attorneys for the state and the federal government will meet this month to iron out a timeline for the state's challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. The litigation is why the state isn't able to immediately file an appeal to last week's voter ID decision.
Posted on · A brawl is brewing in South Texas, but this one has nothing to do with cartels or drug smuggling — it's an environmental battle over a proposed surface-mining site that some Eagle Pass residents worry will ruin their way of life