Texas Elections 2018

Texas Republicans Getting Almost 90 Percent Of Money Flowing Into State Elections

Posted on · Donors pumped a total of $67 million into state-level campaigns from the beginning of 2017 through Jan. 25, and a whopping $57 million of it, or about 86 percent, went to GOP candidates, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. Gov. Greg Abbott got nearly a third all the political money raised since the start of last year

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Here’s Where The Texas Legislature Is On Gov. Abbott’s Special Session Issues

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott called the 85th Texas Legislature back for a special session beginning July 18, initially to pass legislation needed to keep five state agencies in operation, and then to address a longer list of proposals for everything from restroom regulations to local tree ordinances. The governor put forth a total of 20 issues for consideration; this is our regularly updated look at the Legislature’s progress during the 30-day special session.