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Texas’ Marijuana Efforts Blunted in the Legislature

Texas has a lot on its plate between trying to fix the electrical grid and considering some of the most onerous voting...

Texas House Approves $246B Budget, Legislators Spar on Education Funding and Medicaid Expansion

After nearly 12 hours of debate on 175 amendments, the Texas House unanimously approved its version of Senate Bill 1, the $246...

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...

Texas Senate Outlasts 15-hour Filibuster by Sen. Carol Alvarado to Pass Gop Voting Restrictions...

Since before sunset Wednesday, state Sen. Carol Alvarado had been on her feet speaking, not allowed to sit or lean against her...

Paxton Defends Texas Legislature At All Cost On Fox News

On Sunday, two-term Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, gave paradoxical opinions while trying to defend Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive orders.Fox News...

Brad Buckley Opposes Higher Wages for Texans

Brad Buckley wants to lead in Austin but he doesn’t want to give hardworking Texans a raise. Buckley, who’s running for Texas House District 54...

Do not pass go: Convicted politician Ron Reynolds reports to jail

Do right by your constituents Mr Reynolds.  Resign and let the rest of us go about hard work to Reform Austin.

House Follows Senate with Speaker Bonnen Announcing Committee Assignments Early

(Pictured: Dennis Bonnen, Credit: Bob Daemmrich, Texas Tribune) As Speaker of the Texas House, Dennis Bonnen (R - Angleton) has the responsibility of making committee assignments...

"People were giving us lip service": Texas cities' legislative efforts have struggled this year

Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune The interest group representing Texas cities used to be one of the most powerful legislative forces at the Capitol. This...

Stickland Leaves the Texas Legislature on Bad Terms

State Representative Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford) announced today he would not seek re-election in the Texas House. While this is good news for...

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