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Jose Lozano keeps Austin rigged

Rep. Jose M. Lozano 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.

UT Austin Concludes Sexual Misconduct Investigation of State Sen. Schwertner

The University of Texas at Austin has concluded its investigation into allegations Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner (R - Georgetown) sent sexually explicit messages,...

From Property Taxes to Teacher Pay, Here's How the Texas House and Senate Compare...

Behind closed doors at the Texas Capitol, a panel of House and Senate budget writers is negotiating which public programs will receive state funding...

“Do Not Pass Go: Texas Legislature Cracks Down on Lewd Photos”

Come September 1, certain digital behavior of a number of Texans across the state will be criminalized: HB 2789, signed by Gov....

Legislators push back against plastic pirates in your own neighborhood

It was a sunny afternoon in the Fall of 2018 when the Houston Police Department, along with the Texas Retailers Association (TRA)...

Rick Perry’s Career: A steady rise and sensational stop

Rick Perry appears to be at the end of his lengthy career as a politician. The former governor of Texas and soon-to-be-former...

Could a Democrat Be the New Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives?

Texas House Speaker Bonnen’s (R-Angleton) decision against seeking re-election after alienating his own party has brought fresh attention to the position. And...

Follow the Freshmen – Dead House Bills

Tenth in an ongoing series The Follow the Freshman series has focused on how freshmen legislators communicate with their constituents through social media. With the...

Conservative Activist and Pastors Sue Governor Abbott

The group that claims Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s stay-home order violates their constitutional rights is now also suing Gov. Greg Abbott...

Gov. Abbott’s COVID-19 Approval Rating Almost Worst in Nation

In comparison to his counterparts in other states, Gov. Greg Abbott is getting poor marks for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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