Judge Blocks the Arrest of Texas Democrats

Yet another weapon in Governor Greg Abbott’s arsenal against the absent Texas Democrats has been defused. A judge temporality blocked the arrest...

Cain Prematurely Ends HB 6 Hearing, Blocks Collier From Asking Questions

This is a developing story The Texas House Committee on Elections was scheduled to hear public testimony on HB...

Abbott is Trying to Lead Now, but is the Rest of Texas Ready to...

With Gov. Greg Abbott poised to announce his plan for reopening the Texas economy Friday, it is worth a look back at...
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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...

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...

Texas House Advances Rural Broadband Bills

The Texas House of Representatives has voted to advance two bills that aim to rectify the technological chasm in rural communities. The bills came...

Criminal Case Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Moved

A Houston judge has ordered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s criminal case back to his home base of Collin County, according to...

U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Federal Wear Your Mask Act

U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) has introduced the Wear Your Mask Act to require face masks at all federally owned, leased or...

Texas Leaders Get Job Done, but They Are No Andrew Cuomo

During times of crises, people expect their leaders to take point and communicate with them effectively and wisely. The COVID-19 pandemic has...

Texas Senate passes bill to kill program that critics say can trap poor people...

The controversial Driver Responsibility Program causes some people to have their driver's licenses suspended. Cooper Neill for The Texas Tribune Texas may finally kill the widely...

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