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Texas Senators With Most Cash on Hand

Under Texas law, state elected officials are required to submit periodic financial disclosures. The latest campaign finance deadline was the semi-annual report...

Will Gambling Proceeds Support Education in Texas?

In 1991 one of the big questions the State of Texas faced was whether legislators should allow a lottery to help fund...

Man Kills Himself In Front Of Rep. Van Duyne’s Home

Developing Story A man killed himself right in front of Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne's home in Irving, Texas....

Pharmacies and Retail Stores Begin Vaccinating

The Federal Government is partnering with major retail stores and pharmacies nationwide in its efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible.

Who’s on the Frequent (Delinquent) Filer List?

If there’s anyone in Texas who should follow the law above all others, it’s the politicians in Austin. While Texans struggle to...

Sen. Schwertner Attacks State Pensions

On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee made a strong declaration warning senators that the state employee pension fund is on track to...

Are Texas Republicans Pulling the Plug on Paxton?

Amidst an ongoing FBI investigation, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is now facing significant budget cuts from the Texas Legislature, making his...

Follow the Freshmen: Committee Assignments

RA News is tracking where the Freshmen landed this session and highlighting who made it on to the big ticket committees.

All Bets Are off, Patrick Says No to Gambling

In an interview on the Chad Hasty Show Tuesday morning, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said that no sports betting or casino legislation...

First Republican Medicaid Expansion Bill Filed in Years

Texas House Rep. Lyle Larson filed HB 1730 and HJR 86, which would put Medicaid expansion on the ballot this November.

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