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Even as the country is recovering from a slew of far-right decisions from the Supreme Court of the United States, the next major fights are already being set up. In particular, the court will hear a case that could further erode the Voting Rights Act and disenfranchise Texans of color. The case is one...
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FBI Raid on Cuellar May Be Linked to Azerbaijan Oil Companies

Last week, the FBI suddenly raided the home of nine-term Texas Congressman Henry...

New Texas Law Protects Dogs from Neglect

The Texas Senate activated a bill on Tuesday, the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act,...

Why Is John Whitmire Saying ‘Hell No’ To $140K Annual Pension?

State Sen. John Whitmire opted out of collecting a $140,000 annual pension courtesy...

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Elections

Polling For Beto More Hopeful Than It Looks

It was like something out of a Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Garza Romps In Runoff, Eyes Paxton Next

Rochelle Garza, soared to victory last night at the Democratic primary runoffs, securing...

Primary Runoff Elections Marked By Contention In Republican Races

One thing is for sure regarding the runoff elections this year and that...

Campaign Finance

U.S. Supreme Court Backs Ted Cruz, Dumps Campaign Finance Curb

WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance...

Huffines’ Plan to Beat Abbott in GOP Primary Requires $20M

Real estate developer Don Huffines told a Dallas-Fort Worth conservative radio show two...

U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Senator Cruz’s Campaign Finance Challenge

Jan 19 (Reuters) - The latest conservative attack on a major campaign finance law goes before...

Ted Cruz Wishes To Overturn Law That Blocked Him From Recovering a $500,000 Campaign Loan

In 2012 Ted Cruz never recovered over $500,000 he loaned his first campaign...

Latest Texas Campaign Finance Reports Reveal State of Play for Statewide Races

New campaign finance reports released last week by Texas legislators, elected statewide officials...

Education

Senate Panel Discuss Teacher Retention and Learning Loss

On Tuesday, the Texas Senate Education Committee had their first interim hearing chaired...

“Christian Nationalist” TPPF Starts Ad Blitz For School Vouchers

The powerful far-right Texas Public Policy Foundation is hoping to further their school...

Will Abbott CopyCat Floridas’ School Voucher Legislation?

Gov. Greg Abbott has started a legislative war over public education in Texas...

Healthcare

Is Texas Still Losing Money Over Medicaid?

Last Friday, the Biden administration decided to drop litigation against the State of...

Texas Feud Over Medicaid Is Costing $7 Million A Day

Since last year, Texas and Joe Biden’s White House have been in a...

U.S. Man With Transplanted Genetically Modified Pig Heart Dies

March 9 (Reuters) - A 57-year-old man with terminal heart disease who made history as...

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New Voting Rights Act Case Could Have Dire Consequences For Texas

Even as the country is recovering from a slew of far-right decisions from the Supreme Court of the United States, the next major fights are already being set up. In particular, the...

Is Texas Lawmaker Guilty Of Inciting Jan. 6 Capitol Riot?

“The only reason I know to ask for a pardon is because you think you’ve committed a crime,” said Rep. Adam Kinzinger, after testimony exhibited at a hearing on Thursday showed Gohmert...

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