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Everything You Need to Know About the Ken Paxton Scandal So Far

Since news of the latest scandal involving Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his alleged bribery and misuse of office broke nearly...

Some Texas Bars Reopening Today

County judges in a little more than 30% of Texas counties are taking advantage of Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest loosening of COVID-19...

Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes bill requiring children under 2 to ride in rear-facing car...

Abbott said the measure "is an unnecessary invasion of parental rights and an unfortunate example of over-criminalization." Texas Gov. Greg...

Gov. Abbott’s Billionaire Buddies, not Average Texans, to Determine Ways to ‘Reopen’ Texas

Thirty-nine, mostly white, male, super rich and politically connected Texans will be in charge of the process of reopening the Texas economy. 

Burrows Buries Vouchers in Pandemic Bill

Every legislative session since 1995 a school voucher bill has been filed in the Texas Legislature. A school voucher is any mechanism...

Human Trafficking in Hotels and How Legislators Help Survivors

Asked to describe Texas’ largest city, most think of Houston’s NASA Space Center, the Astros baseball team, or the city’s role as...

Early Voting Begins for Special Election in House District 68 to Replace State Sen....

After a much talked about special election runoff for Texas State Senate District 30, former state representative Drew Springer will take over...

Abbott: Budget Shortfall a Challenge, New Local Stay-Home Orders Unenforceable

In his continuing round robin approach to media interviews, Gov. Greg Abbott was back on TV in Waco, El Paso and the...

Texas House and Senate Gridlocked on Grid Bills

Voters are demanding change to the state’s electrical grid after the catastrophic failures during Winter Storm Uri, and lawmakers are promising change....

Is Texas Serious About Addressing Learning Loss?

Of the many problems for schools caused by the coronavirus pandemic, chief among them may be the loss of learning that students...

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