Phelan on Date Rape Drug Scandal: “We Can and We Must Do Better”

An employee for HillCo Partners, one of Austin’s most prominent lobbying firms, has been accused of trying to drug a legislative staffer...
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Here’s What We Know About the July 8th Special Session

Update July 7 9:10AM: Abbott releases proclamation with 11 items for the first special session. With the special...

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...

Texas Laws Taking Effect on January 1

The Texas legislature was very busy in 2021. All in all, it’s relatively minor aspects of law taking effect now, especially after...

Lyle Larson Is No Friend of Bexar County Schools

State Representative Lyle Larson (R – San Antonio) claims to prioritize protecting local schools and ensuring they have the resources they need. His voting...

Tony Tinderholt: Leaving Texas children behind

Tony Tinderholt has to adjust his priorities – our kids need the legislature to invest in their future, by prioritizing their needs and paying less attention to corporate special interests.

Follow the Freshmen: New Legislators Seek to Make Mark Filing Bills

First in an occasional series The 86th session of the Texas Legislature welcomed 34 new members last month, with 28 members sworn into the Texas House...

No Yacht Left Behind

Texas homeowners desperate for tax relief might want to consider making a houseboat home. House Bill 4032, legislation...

Texas Children can be charged with prostitution thanks to a veto from Greg Abbott

Children in Texas under the age of 17 cannot legally consent to sex, but they can be charged with prostitution, thanks to...

Texas Rangers to investigate House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's alleged quid pro quo

This morning, the Texas House General Investigation Committee was expected to hold a public hearing that would launch an investigation into allegations...

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