Beto O’Rourke to Hold a Voting Rights Rally in Austin this Afternoon

Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke is inviting everyone in the state to a voting rights rally in Austin this afternoon.

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...
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The “Least of These.” Feeding Hungry Kids in Texas.

Texas school children are our state’s most valuable resource. Every effort should be made to ensure they can reach their educational potential.

Tony Tinderholt keeps Austin rigged

Rep. Tony Tinderholt is just another part of the rigged political system in Austin – taking special interest money, voting to relax the rules on himself, and sticking it to everyday Texans.

Veteran El Paso House Member Stepping Down

Joe Pickett (D- El Paso), a 12-term member of the Texas House of Representatives, announced today he will resign from the Legislature on January...

HOW FIRST-TERM LEGISLATORS USE TWITTER TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEIR CONSITUENTS

Eighth in an ongoing series Last week, we compared how the freshmen use their social media platforms, specifically Facebook, to communicate with their constituents. This week,...

Criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton remains threatened after court upholds prosecutor...

After mulling the question for nearly six months, the nine Republican judges on Texas’ highest criminal court will not reconsider their 2018...

Few protections for Texas workers despite record numbers of job-related fatalities

Texas workers are dying on the job at an alarming rate, with few protections from legislators. A recent report...
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Gov. Abbott fights Austin homeless population

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott continues his war with the Austin homeless population. The public feud is yet...

Texas Developers Find a New Cash Cow: Cows

A recently enacted Texas law gives agricultural property owners a break in rollback tax, providing them financial benefits by reducing mandated rollback...

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