How the John Lewis Act Could Impact Texas Voting

The fight over voter rights and access in Texas is now a race. With the Texas Legislature back in session thanks to...

Texas Republicans Increase Opposition to Teaching Racial History in New Bill

With the Texas House of Representatives now back in session thanks to enough Democrats returning to Austin to form a quorum, the...

Republican Bill Would Risk Lives of Texan Workers by Eliminating Water Breaks

A GOP bill relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies aimed at lowering the...

Speaker of the House Dade Phelan is Proud of not Reaching Agreements with Democrats

As part of the Democrats who had left for Washington in an attempt to block voter restriction from passing returned to Texas,...

Texas Democratic Lawmakers Say Arrest Warrants Do Not Faze Them

Aug 12 (Reuters) - Texas Democratic lawmakers, scattered around the country, said on Thursday they were more determined than ever to block...

Phelan Unwilling to Negotiate with House Democrats, Election Bill Will not Undergo Amendments

After a 15-hour filibuster where state Sen. Carol Alvarado stood on her feet with a catheter, tennis shoes, and a back brace,...

Texas Senate Outlasts 15-hour Filibuster by Sen. Carol Alvarado to Pass Gop Voting Restrictions...

Since before sunset Wednesday, state Sen. Carol Alvarado had been on her feet speaking, not allowed to sit or lean against her...

Quorum-Less Texas Legislature Tries to Change the Rules

With no quorum in the Texas House of Representatives, the Senate is trying to make the eventual lawmaking process faster should the...

Second Special Legislative Session Off to a Rocky Start

The business of the state is having a rough time as the second special legislative session is still missing a quorum in...

Judge Blocks the Arrest of Texas Democrats

Yet another weapon in Governor Greg Abbott’s arsenal against the absent Texas Democrats has been defused. A judge temporality blocked the arrest...

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