Redistricting Hearing Casts More Doubts on Census Data

The Senate Special Committee on Redistricting met on Tuesday morning with a focus on South Texas. Senators touched mainly on the accuracy...

Marijuana Messaging Changes In Response to Budget News

For months, advocates for greater access to cannabis in Texas have been looking at the expected massive budget shortfall and pointing out...

Texas Senate Committee on Redistricting Meets This Week

The Legislature's redistricting process formally resumes this week with the first set of virtual hearings each day with a regional focus.

Prepare for a Very Messy Redistricting

One of the most important things on the agenda of the 87th Texas Legislature is the drawing of new congressional districts, but a...

Patrick Releases Senate Committee Chair Assignments

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released the list of committee assignments for the 87th legislative session. There are not a lot of surprises...

The Upcoming Bills That May Decrease Voter Suppression in Texas

The 87th Texas Legislature has a lot on its plate, to put it mildly. In addition to the redrawing of districts, the ongoing...

The Texas Legislature and Funding for HB 3

In May of 2019 the Texas Legislature passed the now historic House Bill 3 (HB 3) to address public school funding. The...

Can You Bring a Gun to the Texas State Capitol?

Short answer, yes you can. Despite the recent insurrection at the United States Capitol where supporters of President Donald Trump, many of...

Texas Leadership’s Uncoordinated Reaction to the Capitol Insurrection Attempt

In the wake of the insurrection attempt at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 where a mob of right-wing terrorists stormed the...

Could Texas Schools be Shortchanged Due to COVID-19?

With the beginning of the second semester, it remains unclear whether Texas public schools will be fully funded as they were in...

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