Kids say the darndest things

Participating in testimony at the Capitol is so easy a toddler could do it… and they sometimes do. If...

Texas House committee to probe allegations against Speaker Dennis Bonnen

The powerful Texas House General Investigating Committee is set to launch an investigation into allegations that Speaker Dennis Bonnen offered a hardline...
Lone Star Agenda

Lone Star Agenda recruits Biedermann and Tinderholt

Lone Star Agenda can claim two new recruits. For state Reps. Kyle Biedermann (R-Fredericksburg) and Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington), the talk of Texas...

Dan Patrick says he may further lower threshold to bring bills to Senate floor

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Senate Parliamentarian Karina Davis on the senate floor. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / Texas Tribune.

Bill Seen by Critics as Bid to Keep Texas from Becoming "Purple"

A bill making its way through the Texas Legislature is seen by critics as an attempt to keep the Lone Star State from becoming...

1.3 Million Texans Are Unemployed

Another 280,406 Texans filed for unemployment last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The new claims bring the total number...

Freedom Caucus Asks for Public’s Input on Budget Cuts

The Texas House Freedom Caucus is calling on Texans to be on the lookout for wasteful spending of their tax dollars via...

Supreme Court DACA Ruling Does Not End Fight in Texas

Reaction in Texas to Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

Texas Facing $4.6 Billion Budget Shortfall Due to COVID-19

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has released new projections that envision a $4.6 billion revenue shortfall for the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget....

Laura Expected to be Fast-Moving Hurricane With High Winds

With Laura expected to make landfall as a possible Category 3 Hurricane in southeast Texas sometime late Wednesday or early Thursday, Gov....

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