Posted on · After sparring over the attorney general's impeachment, state lawmakers return to Austin next month for a special session focused on school vouchers. It could get messy.
Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott told Texas pastors that he’ll back the primary opponents of GOP lawmakers who don’t vote for his private school voucher plan in an upcoming special session of the Legislature.
Posted on · Political analysts discuss the property tax fight in Austin and the High Court's 6-3 ruling striking down the so-called "independent state legislature theory."
Posted on · Senate leaders of both parties urged Speaker Dade Phelan to call the House back to Austin in time to get the package before voters this November.
Posted on · Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick kicked off a statewide speaking tour to pressure House Speaker Dade Phelan to enact a property tax relief plan that includes larger homestead exemptions.
Posted on · Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dade Phelan agree on raising homestead exemptions, but they’re diametrically opposed on reducing appraisal cap increases.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · We hear a lot about the health impact of COVID-19. But what about what it literally ends up costing patients? From ER visits, to hospital stays, and even lost wages, we examine the cost of COVID.
Posted on · On Wednesday’s show: Previewing another special session of the Texas Legislature and recapping the recently-ended second one, the week in politics, questioning the size of the U.S. military, and life as an NFL kicker.
Posted on · Lawmakers will return to Austin at least one more time this year to redraw the state's political maps. Only Gov. Greg Abbott knows when that will be and if there will be additional special sessions beyond that.
Posted on · Today, experts discuss Texas politics, as the state makes national headlines for what’s going on in the legislature, voting rights, mask mandate bans and more. Plus, the White House announces a COVID vaccine booster plan.
Posted on · Experts forecast that lawmakers will probably not finish redrawing the state’s new congressional and state legislative maps until well into the fall – then come the inevitable court challenges.
Posted on · Both chambers convened at noon Saturday for a second overtime round ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott. The first 30-day stretch ended in an impasse after House Democrats left the state to block a controversial GOP elections bill.
Posted on · It was not immediately clear how much funding is being moved, where those dollars are coming from in the state budget and what mechanism under state law leaders are using to redistribute those funds.
Posted on · The governor said Thursday the second special session will get underway at noon Saturday, with a 17-item agenda.