Senator Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), author of Senate Bill 2 and chair of the Senate State Affairs Committee

Politics

A bill making illegal voting a felony, again, advances in the Texas Senate

Posted on · Senate Bill 2 would make illegal voting an offense punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. It’s one of several election-related bills before the Texas Legislature, several of which appear squarely aimed at Harris County.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton hold a press conference in front of the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 9, 2016.

Criminal Justice

Judge Rules Ken Paxton’s 5-Year-Old Criminal Case Can Be Heard In His Hometown Of Collin County

Posted on · Paxton should be tried for felony securities fraud charges in his hometown of Collin County, a Harris County judge ordered, reversing a decision that the state’s top lawyer should not face a jury in the North Texas region where he and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, are deeply connected in political circles.

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