Posted on · After a June gathering in Fort Worth sponsored by a new company, Influenceable, social media leaders began backing the suspended Texas attorney general and a controversial human trafficking film. Those who favor transparency in political advocacy are concerned.
Posted on · Texas' exit Thursday from the Electronic Registration Information Center, known as ERIC, makes it the ninth Republican-led state to leave the initiative since 2022.
Posted on · The senior senator from Texas is part of a bipartisan group of legislators seeking a deal on guns.
Posted on · The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act would essentially restore the preclearance provision taken out of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in 2013.
Posted on · The former head of the GOP in Texas who is now a candidate for governor first announced the news on Twitter Saturday.
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 · As Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton vowed to punish any school district that defied Abbott’s ban on mask mandates, Republican legislators were largely indifferent on the matter.
Posted on · Republicans believe they have already compromised enough on the legislation, while Democrats are distrustful of both the policy driving the bill and their GOP colleagues after seeing how they have managed the process around the proposal so far.
Posted on · The plane will be on standby at Dulles International Airport, and Dade Phelan’s team said his political campaign, not taxpayers, will pay for the flight.
Posted on · State Rep. Penny Morales Shaw is in Washington, D.C. with her colleagues, while state Rep. Garnet Coleman said he was at an "undisclosed location" and couldn't travel after having his foot amputated.
Posted on · After House Democrats staged a second walkout to stop the bills from passing, Houston-area leaders are praising the move to stop laws they say infringe on their constituents' rights.
Posted on · South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she will use a donation from a Republican donor to fund a deployment of up to 50 South Dakota National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. Noem joins a growing list of Republican governors sending law enforcement officers to Texas.
Posted on · The Republican-dominated Legislature approved the measure Monday, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott, who has said he will sign it despite the objections of law enforcement groups who say it would endanger the public and police.
Posted on · The signing of the bill opens a new frontier in the battle over abortion restrictions as first-of-its-kind legal provisions intended to make the law harder to challenge are poised to be tested in the courts.
Posted on · Dozens of big companies, local businesses and chambers of commerce issued a statement reflecting the biggest pushback yet by the business community against Texas Republican efforts to further tighten the state's restrictive voting rules.