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Cassandra Pollock is The Texas Tribune’s state politics reporter.
Todd Hunter Texas House Redistricting Chair

Texas House committee advances proposed map for lower chamber

A Texas House committee on Tuesday voted out a revised draft to redraw the lower chamber’s districts, which will give Republicans stronger...

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan Signs 52 Arrest Warrants for Absent Democrats in Bid...

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan on Tuesday evening signed civil arrest warrants for 52 House Democrats still missing from the state Capitol...

First Special Legislative Session Ends Without Any Bills Passed and Democrats Still in D.C.

A special session at the Texas Legislature ended Friday without any legislation making it to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for a signature,...

Speaker Dade Phelan Signs Civil Arrest Warrant for Texas House Democrat Who Returned to...

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, signed a civil warrant for the arrest of state Rep. Philip Cortez, a San Antonio Democrat...

State Rep. John Turner Says He Won’t Seek Reelection to Texas House

State Rep. John Turner, D-Dallas, said Monday he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2022. Turner...

Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman Resigns

Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman is resigning from her post effective Friday. She informed Gov. Greg Abbott of...

Texas House Rallies Behind Speaker Dade Phelan, Even As Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Blames...

The unity and levity in the Texas House on the last day of the regular session directed toward Speaker Dade Phelan belied...
State Rep. John Raney

State Rep. John Raney Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Being Inside Capitol This Week

State Rep. John Raney, R-College Station, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office confirmed Thursday night. The lawmaker...

Authorities say they won’t seek charges after investigating allegation that a lobbyist drugged a...

The Texas Department of Public Safety and Travis County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday “that there is not enough evidence to support”...

Texas Judge Rules Federal Eviction Moratorium Unconstitutional. Lawyers and Advocates Disagree on What That...

The federal moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Texas ruled Thursday, siding with property owners in the state who...

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