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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...

Democrats enter Bonnghazi debacle via lawsuit

The Dennis Bonnen drama with Empower Texans’ Michael Quinn Sullivan has escalated from scandal to full-fledged lawsuit, as the Texas Democratic Party...
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Flood information law will let home buyers be prepared

Flood information required by new Texas law. Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and Tropical Storm Imelda Texas...

Abbott’s Refugee Freeze Will Not Help Texas Homelessness

In a recent announcement that Texas would not accept new refugees in 2020, Gov. Greg Abbott made Texas the first state to...

Conservative Now Suing Over Coronavirus Mask Order

The criticism of Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s new mandatory mask order came swiftly, was harsh and appeared to land along political...

Texas Supreme Court Justice Tests Positive for COVID-19

Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann has tested positive for COVID-19. Ironically, the revelation comes a day after she and the rest...

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