Texas GOP Secession Talk… Here We Go Again

I literally don’t remember a time when someone in my family wasn’t talking about how Texas should secede from the union once...

PUC Under Fire, But Still Just Part of the Republican-Led Machine

Ever since Winter Storm Uri crippled the Texas electrical grid, there have been two scrambles from the Republican-led state government. The first...

Who Are the 26 Texas Legislators Who Voted Against an Anti-Human Trafficking Bill?

With U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) under investigation for an alleged sexual relationship with an underage girl, as well as the reminder...

Rep. Dan Huberty Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into a Minivan on Friday Night

State Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Houston) was arrested Friday night after crashing his corvette into a minivan in Porter, TX, according to the...
Social Media

Deplatforming Bills are Dying, Proving to be Political Stunts and not Solutions

The legislature evidenced GOP priorities, such as siding with Trump after being censored for incitement of violence when a mob of his...

Phelan Unwilling to Negotiate with House Democrats, Election Bill Will not Undergo Amendments

After a 15-hour filibuster where state Sen. Carol Alvarado stood on her feet with a catheter, tennis shoes, and a back brace,...

Legislators Can’t Be Lobbyists, Mr. Murphy

Texas Rep. Jim Murphy (R - Houston) employment with the Westchase Management District in Houston has some questioning if it's ethical.

Joan Huffman rated one of Texas' worst politicians — twice

State Senator Joan Huffman (R – Houston) has earned the dubious distinction of twice being labeled one of Texas’ worst politicians by Texas Monthly. Texas...

More than 500 bills filed ahead of upcoming Texas legislative session

Bills involving minimum wage, abolishing the death penalty and excluding Texas guns from federal law and regulation have been filed ahead of the upcoming state legislative session.

Follow the Freshmen: How First-Term Legislators are Using Facebook

With midterm elections in the rearview mirror and the 86th Legislative Session nearing its end, are legislators prioritizing communication with their constituents via social media?

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