Paxton Testimony Off the Table, His Sole Win Today

Attorney General Ken Paxton faced a significant setback as Senators decisively rejected all of his motions to dismiss the articles of impeachment against him....

The Texas Senate Is Still At Work on Abbott’s Agenda, Even If It Goes...

One of the biggest political stories in the country right now is the defection of the Texas Democrats in the House and the Senate...

As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Texas Moves Closer to Business as Usual

The next phase of Gov. Greg Abbott’s reopening of the Texas economy takes effect Friday, when restaurants will be allowed to increase occupancy to...

Rent Assistance Programs in Texas’ Largest Cities are Running Dry, but Advocates Say Statewide...

The public health and economic crises wrought by the coronavirus have upended the financial lives of more than 1.5 million Texans, leaving an unknown...

Legislature Passes Extension of Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

The Texas state Legislature has approved a bill to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage to a full year for low-income women, with the inclusion of...

Texas Legislature: Bills to Watch This Week

The 88th Texas Legislative session is just weeks away from sine die. Many proposed laws have already died as they failed to pass legislative...

Racial Bias and the Future of Capital Punishment in Texas

The murder of George Floyd — a fellow Texan — brought into sharp focus this year the reality that racism — especially in the...

Paxton Scandal Takes Another Odd Turn

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton may have hoped that the news media would move on after he announced on Friday that he was ending...

A Who’s Who Witness List For Paxton’s Impeachment Trial

The impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is right around the corner, and a confidential witness list obtained by The Dallas Morning...

Ted Cruz Is on an Island With Less Friends Than Facebook

Ted Cruz has faced his fair share of backlash over his long political career, but most of them pale in comparison to what he’s...
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