Abbott Sued Over Contact Tracing Contract by Members of his Own Party

Five Republican state lawmakers have taken Gov. Greg Abbott to court, alleging he overstepped his authority in awarding a $295 million contract...
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Public Citizen Accuses Amazon of Price-Gouging During the Pandemic

Amazon is jacking up prices on face masks, toilet paper and antibacterial soap by up to 1,000%, according to a new report...
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Abbott Hints at Reopening Texas Bars

In a tweet with a GIF of two beer glasses clinking together posted Monday afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott hinted that he is...

Another Paxton Whistleblower Fired; One Talks to the Media

For the second time this week, there is word of a firing of one of the whistleblowers in Texas Attorney General Ken...

Key Texas House leader says Capitol occupancy may be limited in upcoming legislative session

In the most detailed public glimpse yet at how the 2021 legislative session might play out during a pandemic, the chair of...

Gov. Abbott’s State of the State Address Today

Governor Greg Abbott is scheduled to deliver his one hour long State of the State address Monday, February 1st at 7pm CT....

Gov. Greg Abbott, in Statewide Address, Promises Answers on Winter Weather Disaster

Gov. Greg Abbott, speaking Wednesday evening in a rare statewide televised address, sought to reassure Texans that the state was moving aggressively...

UPDATE: Promising $1B Texas Rent Relief Program Has Only Made 3 Payments

Update April 9th, 2021 Despite over 170,000 Texans applying for rental assistance, only 612 have been paid out. The...

Power and Retribution in the Texas House

If you talk to many lobbyists, staff members, or legislators that have been around the Texas Capitol for long they all long...

Gov. Greg Abbot’s Veto Day Is Coming, Here’s What to Expect

“Veto Day” is a tradition in Texas. By constitutional law, the governor has 20 days (excluding Sundays) to issue vetoes once the...

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