Health & Science

Texas Lawmakers Supported A Statewide Vaccine Mandate A Decade Ago. Now Skepticism Abounds About The COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on · Ten years ago, the state led in requiring meningitis vaccines for students under 22 enrolling in college. Now, in the middle of a pandemic, lawmakers are more skeptical of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

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How The Texas Democratic And Republican Party Platforms Compare

Posted on · Last month, Texas Republicans and Democrats approved the latest versions of their party platforms. A close look at these documents offers a snapshot of where the two parties stand on guns, gay rights, marijuana and other hot-button issues.

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Analysis: It Doesn’t Matter What The Supreme Court Says, Texas Republicans Already Won Redistricting

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a Texas redistricting case that could ultimately result in big changes to the state's political maps. But the courts have taken seven years to get this far, and that's a win for the Republicans favored by the current maps.

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