A Harvard study of voters suggests those who attended July 4 events as children are more likely than others to side with the Republican party later in life.
The Texas House has voted against a budget bill that slashes $4 billion from public education, throwing the special session into disarray a day before its expected conclusion.
Once again, more outbursts and name calling have peppered the Dallas County Commissioners Court. This time an outgoing commissioner took exception with a new redistricting plan.
More than 200 Texas Schoolteachers crowded around the rotunda of the Texas Capitol yet again to protest against education spending cuts.
State Sen. Wendy Davis (D –Fort Worth) knows she’s drawn some scowls from colleagues for leading the move to block an education funding package and force overtime after the 82nd Legislative Session came to a formal end. But Republican lawmakers vow not to waver from their cuts.
The Texas House passed hotly debated legislation Monday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting ballots, sending to Gov. Rick Perry’s desk a measure he declared an “emergency” item for the legislative session.
The Dallas County Elections Commission met for the first time since the late 1980s Friday to decide the fate of the man who has presided over elections in the county for nearly a quarter of a century.
A former Dallas County prosecutor said party politics are getting in the way of protecting local children.
Elba Garcia defeated longtime Dallas County Commissioner Ken Mayfield in Tuesday’s election. Mayfield’s seat was pivotal to establish Republican control over the Commissioner’s Court. But with the additions of Democrats Garcia and Clay Jenkins, the politics of the court may change.
Texas Democrats were bracing for a bloodbath in the Texas House, where Republicans could pick up 20 or more seats.
Early voting for the Nov. 2 election has already begun, but what many may not realize is that their votes will decide how Congressional Districts are drawn.
The Democratic Nominee for Texas Governor, Bill White, talked with me about his proposal for term limits. His opponent, Governor Perry, is the longest serving governor in state history and White believes the length of […]