Republican Senator Files Bill Against Gov. Abbott’s Line-Item Veto

Senator Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, has filed SJR 8, a bill aimed at a constitutional amendment to remove the governor’s line-item veto power,...

What’s On The Ballot? 8 Texas Constitutional Amendments For 2021, Explained

This November, voters will have the opportunity to change the Texas Constitution. Eight propositions, approved by the state Legislature, will appear on...

Abbott Has Tough Decision Over More Special Sessions

With only one week left in the first special legislative session called by Greg Abbott and exactly zero bills passed, Greg Abbott...

Will Jake Ellzey Leaving the Texas House Make it Harder for Phelan To Meet...

State Rep. Jake Ellzey of Waxahachie recently beat fellow GOP member Susan Wright on the special election to succeed, U.S. Rep. Ron...

Phelan Issues Bizarre Warrant for Cortez’s Arrest, What Does it Mean?

The Texas legislative stalemate continues basically unchanged, but a new and somewhat bizarre wrinkle has been introduced. Speaker of the House Dad...

Beto O’Rourke Promotes “Moral March for Democracy”

Voting rights advocates and Texas political leaders have organized a three-day march to fight against recent voter restriction efforts.

Beto O’Rourke’s Powered by the People has raised $600,000 for Texas House Democrats in...

Through a crowdfunding initiative by his group aimed to raise awareness on voting rights, Beto O’Rourke has raised $600,000 to fund Texas...

The Texas Foster Care System is In Crisis

The Texas foster care system has faced a number of setbacks in recent months. This year alone, there was a decrease of...

What is Speaker Phelan Willing to Do to Get the Democrats Back?

Texas Democrats have now walked out twice over Republican efforts to restrict voting. After they walked out on a Sunday night during...

Poll: What Do Texans Think of Lege Staffers Losing Pay?

Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of Legislature funding was without a doubt ignited by his anger towards democrats abandoning the capitol to stop...

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