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At The Texas Capitol, Victims Of Sexual Harassment Must Fend For Themselves

Posted on · Interviews with more than two dozen current and former lawmakers and legislative aides indicate sexual harassment regularly goes unchecked at the Texas Capitol. And sexual harassment policies rely on officials with little incentive or authority to enforce them, particularly in cases of harassment by lawmakers.

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A Hot Air Balloon Hog Hunting Bill Could Be A Catastrophe, A Texas Lawmaker Warned: Now, It’s A Law

Posted on · Wild hogs and hot air balloons aren't a good mix, wrote one Republican lawmaker to Gov. Greg Abbott in May, trying to convince the governor to veto a bill that could potentially create a "future catastrophe." The request seemingly fell on deaf ears; Abbott signed the legislation last month.