Texas’ House GOP voting for caucus vice-chair

Starting Tuesday, Texas House Republicans will begin voting for a new caucus vice-chair. The party-only election is necessary because of the ongoing scandal political wags have alternately dubbed “Bonnenghazi” and “Bonnengate.”  The scandal that has consumed Texas politics this summer alleges that Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, (R-Angleton) and Texas House Republican Caucus […]

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Abbott resists calls for special session

EL PASO — The voices asking Gov. Greg Abbott to call a special legislative session to address gun violence are getting louder.  So far the governor has ignored letters from state and local lawmakers, as well as requests from civil rights groups. This isn’t the first time Abbott has faced demands for a special session.  […]

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