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Kelly Hancock keeps Austin rigged

Senator Kelly Hancock is just another part of the rigged political system in Austin - taking special interest money, voting to relax the rules on himself, and sticking it to everyday Texans.

28 new members are joining the Texas House of Representatives

28 new members are joining the Texas House of Representatives

Analysis: Why cable companies and Texas cities are duking it out at the Capitol

Austin City Council members and staff listen to testimony on paid sick leave on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The Legislature is considering bills that...

Bills, Bills, Bills: Ahead of the Veto Deadline, Abbott Rejects 58 Bills

Gov. Greg Abbott had vetoed a total number of 58 bills- including two corresponding resolutions- passed by the 2019 state Legislature. While...

The Powers That Bee: declining bee populations threaten Texas agriculture

Without bees, there is no food system, and without the food system, there is no food.  Unfortunately for Texans,...

Texas GOP not fans of Bonnen's new mixtape

On Tuesday, the much-hyped secret recording at the center of the “Bonnghazi” political scandal splintering the Texas House was released to the...

Abbott Tells Trump Administration Texas Won't Participate in Refugee Resettlement

The state of Texas will not accept refugees after Gov. Greg Abbott informed the U.S. State Department it will not participate in refugee resettlement...

Stickland continues to be the lone no vote against important legislation for Texans

Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford) is alienating himself from the rest of the Legislature these days. He resigned from the House Freedom Caucus he helped...

Texas 2021 Redistricting Likely to be Pushed to Special Session

The Trump administration is requesting completion of the 2020 census be delayed until October, with redistricting information then not scheduled for delivery...

How and Why Gov. Abbott Took Up the Cause of a Dallas Salon Owner

Without a playbook for managing a pandemic, Texas’ elected leaders have been forced to improvise on the fly. Such...

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