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Abbott Cites Murder Rate Rise in Further Criticism of Austin Police Budget

Murders are up in Austin, and Gov. Greg Abbott thinks Austin’s decision to reduce its police budget is the reason why. Austin...

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...

Lyin’ Ted Cruises to Cancun, Sparking Outrage Across Texas

After telling Texans during a Monday radio interview from Washington to “just stay home,” Ted Cruz bolted for the balmy climes of...

Republicans, Repricing, and Resignations, Oh My!

Arthur D'Andrea, who, prior to Tuesday night was the last remaining commissioner of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, has resigned.

Perryman: Texas Could Lose $31B if Voting Restrictions Become Law

Based on a new study by The Perryman Group, Texas stands to lose $31.4 billion in annual gross product and nearly 223,000...

Jim Murphy: Conflicts and Criminals

State Representative Jim Murphy’s (R - Houston) is under fire for “double-dipping” with two taxpayer-funded jobs -- one as a state legislator at the...

Does low pay equal low representation?

Texas State Representatives make less than minimum wage. Would boosting state rep. pay equate to better representation?

New Member Profile: Peter "Art" Fierro (D – El Paso)

On Tuesday night, Chairman of the El Paso Community College Board of Trustees Peter “Art” Fierro was declared the winner of the Texas House District 79 special election. It was a low turnout election and Fierro avoided a runoff by 157 votes. Here's who Fierro is and an analysis of his campaign finances.

Big Three Anounce Agreement on Budget, Property Tax and School Finance Reform Legislation

AUSTIN, TX - Texas lawmakers agreed on how to overhaul school finance and property tax reform with less than a week left...

New Texas law protects rent-to-own customers against criminal prosecution

Texans who sign rent-to-own contracts to lease furniture, electronics and other household items will receive new protection against being arrested or criminally...

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