Did Your Texas Legislator Break Quorum?

This week was another flashpoint in the debate on voting rights in Texas with enough Democrat state legislators leaving the state Capitol,...

The Return of “Quitmire”: Democratic Sen. John Whitmire Again Helps GOP Meet Quorum in...

On Tuesday, the Texas Senate passed its version of a Republican voter suppression bill to limit voting rights in Texas.  The Senate...

Bryan Slaton Might Be the Most Conservative, But Least Effective, State Representative in Texas

As RA News continues our look at the work of the freshmen state legislature members over their first session, one name stands out as...

Texas Democrats Have Left for DC to Block Voter Restrictions Bill

In spite of risking arrest for leaving town during the ongoing special session, Texas Democrats are apparently heading to Washington in an...

Texas US Rep. Pat Fallon Failed To Properly Disclose Millions Worth of Stock Trades

An in-depth report of newly filed congressional records by Business Insider recently revealed that GOP Rep. Pat Fallon failed to properly disclose...

First Look at the Texas GOP’s Legislature Scorecard

Back in May, the Republican Party of Texas announced that it would be issuing a “scorecard” to rate how the legislature had achieved the...

Abbott Releases Special Session Agenda, Includes 11 Items

Exactly 24 hours before the special legislative session starts, Governor Greg Abbott has finally announced the issues that will be further discussed...
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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...
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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...

What is the Process of the Upcoming Special Session?

Texas has a remarkably short legislation session (about five months every two years), so special sessions to accomplish unfinished business are fairly...

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