Democrats enter Bonnghazi debacle via lawsuit

The Dennis Bonnen drama with Empower Texans’ Michael Quinn Sullivan has escalated from scandal to full-fledged lawsuit, as the Texas Democratic Party sues House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and hardline conservative Michael Quinn Sullivan for allegedly violating numerous state election laws. The civil suit, filed in Travis County by the Texas Democratic Party and Representative Ana-Maria […]

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Harris County approves bail reform to end poverty in jail 

Harris County officials have reached a historic agreement in a federal lawsuit over the county’s bail practices, which were deemed unconstitutional. The settlement, ending years-long negotiations, will adopt the judge’s findings to reform a system that has kept poor defendants behind bars.  U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal paved the way with her 2017 ruling, […]

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