Immigration

A GOP Donor Is Funding South Dakota National Guard Troops In Texas

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.

Politics

Wendy Davis, Others Sue Law Enforcement And Trump Supporters Over ‘Trump Train’ Harassing Biden Bus In Texas

Posted on · The plaintiffs argue the Trump supporters engaged in political intimidation when they surrounded the Biden campaign bus in October, in violation of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871, and that police "turned a blind eye to the attack."

Politics

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush Announces Run For Attorney General Against Ken Paxton

Posted on · Bush made his challenge official Wednesday evening during an event at a downtown Austin bar. Former President Donald Trump said last week that he would issue an endorsement in the race "in the not-so-distant future."

Abortion Rights

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Into Law One Of Nation’s Strictest Abortion Measures, Banning Procedure As Early As 6 Weeks Into A Pregnancy

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.

Politics

Major Corporations Come Out Against Proposed Voting Restrictions In Texas

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.