Legislature Gives Abbott Free Reign Over Federal Education Money

House and Senate negotiators on the biennial budget came to a consensus and released their compromise version of the bill on Wednesday....

Who Profits from the Critical Race Theory Bill?

Texas Special Session has very marked priorities this year, with one of them being the critical race theory bill. While the subject...

Briscoe Cain Behind Bill to Allow the Spread of Hate Speech, Terrorist Content, and...

Last Friday, the Texas House of Representatives passed HB 20 relating to censorship of or certain other interference with digital expression, including...

Jeff Leach Won’t Protect Our Children

Politicians offer thoughts and prayers, and pledge that they will do whatever they can to ensure that this will “never happen again,” but public focus on the incident inevitably fades, and nothing changes.

State senator Charles Schwertner under investigation for sexual misconduct

The State Senate needs to rapidly investigate these accusations by Senator Schwertner, and publicly issue their findings.

Follow the Freshmen: Nearly 1,000 Bills Filed By New Legislators

Fifth in an ongoing series With the first half of the legislative session in the rearview mirror, last Friday marked the deadline for bill filing. The...

Here's What Texas Legislators Accomplished in 2019

Texas lawmakers ended the 2019 legislative session in a self-congratulatory mood for passing a $251 Billion budget that temporarily lowered property taxes,...

Texas’ most vulnerable children remain at risk following weak legislation

While the 86th Texas Legislature focused on public education and school finance, Texas’ most vulnerable children remain at risk. 

Texas cities creating affordable housing

For years Texas has struggled to fill its affordable housing gap. Despite pressure from community groups and housing advocates, the Texas Legislature...

Want to give back? These Texas Nonprofits Are Looking for Volunteers

As the New Year approaches, Texans across the state will make new resolutions for personal wellness or personal improvement. According to Inc.,...

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