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Eddie Lucio’s Bill Pushing Medical Marijuana Coverage for State Employees, Killed by a Republican...

HB 4307 authored by Eddie Lucio and co-authored by Representatives Ryan Guillen and Eddie Morales –both democrats- was killed on the local...
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With Only 2 Days Left for Bills to Be Heard at the Texas House,...

Although nothing is truly dead until the end of the session, Texas lawmakers have ensured that some bills never see the light,...
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Voting Restrictions Bill Undergoes 18 Amendments, the Discussion Continues

SB7, also known as the voting restrictions bill, has amendments piling up behind closed doors. With an 81-64 Republican majority, the procedural...
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Texans Go Without Healthcare While State Leaders Play Politics

Before the 87th Texas Legislature even convened, Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-Dallas) pre-filed legislation providing for the “development and implementation of the Live...

Broadband Expansion Bill Planning to Bridge Digital Divide Begin Negotiations in Texas Legislature

According to the Texas Comptroller, more than 2 million Texas households don’t have high-speed internet. While this figure mostly...
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Trump’s Facebook Ban Holds, Texas’ Deplatform Bill Stays Strong

Facebook’s Oversight Board announced today that the company’s ban on Donald Trump’s account following the violence and riots in the nation’s Capitol...
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Travis County DA’s Office Announces No Charges On Date Rape Drug Allegations, Lawmakers Fast-track...

After allegations from a legislative staffer over date rape drug used by a lobbyist surfaced, the Department of Public Safety began investigating...
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Texas House Takes the Lead on Passing Voter Restriction Legislation

The top legislative story across the country right now is the Republican-led effort to greatly restrict voting rights in swing states like...
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House Bill Limits Liability for Trucking Companies Involved in Accidents

State lawmakers approved Jeff Leach’s HB 19, which introduces new obstacles when trying to hold trucking companies accountable when their vehicles are...
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Texas is Aiming to Make Killing People Easier

Sometimes our state just lives up to its stereotypes, and one of the ways we do so currently is the disturbingly high...

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