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Gary Elkins endangers Texas women with his votes

Women make up slightly more than half of the population in the United States and in Texas, but whether it’s in Washington D.C. or...

With major policy differences emerging, state leaders continue to project unity

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion...

Abbott vetoes popular domestic violence bill because of an unrelated provision about radioactive waste...

Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday vetoed a widely supported bill to protect domestic violence survivors, calling it a “laudable effort” that lost his support...

New Texas law allows legislators to ‘hide the evidence’ in redrawing voter maps

In light of the recent Supreme Court's ruling on gerrymandering, it was clear that certain Texas voters would experience disenfranchisement at the...

Bohac not seeking reelection

State Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) announced he won’t be seeking another term. In 2018, Bohac won reelection by less than 50 votes. 

Proceed With Caution: Holidays Can Be Dangerous for Texas Drivers

The holidays are here, and that means dashing through the… unseasonable warmth to visit grandparents, attend office parties, and beg any open...

Transparency in Government Can Help People. Just ask Texas Teachers.

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is an asset to teachers. Over the course of a teacher’s career, a nest egg is...

Texas Will Get at Least $11.2 Billion in COVID-19 Stimulus Money. Here’s Where the...

The $2 trillion federal stimulus package signed into law by President Donald Trump on Friday is expected to give Texas tens of...

Gov. Greg Abbott to Allow Texas Hair Salons and Pools to Reopen Friday and...

Gov. Greg Abbott will allow hair salons and pools in Texas to reopen Friday and gyms on May 18, moving more quickly than expected...

As Coronavirus Hits Texas, the State’s Top Health Official is Spending 30 Hours a...

The acting head of Texas’ massive health and human services bureaucracy, who is leading a 36,600 employee agency during a global pandemic, is also...

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