Migrants in Eagle Pass, Texas walk near concertina wire erected by state officers participating in Operation Lone Star.

Border

Governor Abbott signals potential defiance of Supreme Court’s border ruling

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott issued a “Statement on Texas’ Constitutional Right to Self-Defense,” following calls by numerous Republican lawmakers to resist the high court’s order, including three state representatives from Houston.

The Texas State Capitol.

Politics

Bettencourt, Cain, and Schofield seek to abolish Harris County Election Administrator’s Office

Posted on · State Senator Paul Bettencourt and State Representatives Briscoe Cain and Mike Schofield have filed identical bills that would force counties with more than 1 million residents to eliminate the appointed office, handing its functions over to elected officials.

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