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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...

The 87th Legislature Begins Today, Here’s What to Watch

School Finance Back in 2019 HB 3 was one of the most transformative and relevant pieces of reform in...

Texas Senate Redistricting: Republicans Must Meet Their Shifting Electorate in the Middle

Every ten years Texas undergoes a redistricting process during which the Legislature redraws congressional as well as state legislative districts. Looking at...

Early Voting Begins for Special Election in House District 68 to Replace State Sen....

After a much talked about special election runoff for Texas State Senate District 30, former state representative Drew Springer will take over...

Texas’ Biggest Political Surprises in 2020

The year 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the worst. And this year with a global pandemic and...

Christmas Ornaments From the Capitol

Few things can bring people together like the holidays, and nothing shows that better than the breathtaking 23-foot, Texas-grown Christmas tree in...

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