Appeals Court Stays Injunction Against Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court panel on Tuesday stayed a permanent injunction to throw out the Texas law requiring voters to present an accepted photo identification card.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Voter ID LawTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton promises to appeal the ruling.
Trump Administration Backs Texas Voter ID Law In CourtThe Trump administration says Texas has rid its voter ID law of any discriminatory effects and is asking a judge who once compared the measure to a "poll tax" to not take further action.
Texas Moves To Soften Voter ID Law After Judge Finds BiasThe changes heading toward approval Tuesday by the GOP-controlled House wouldn't expand the list of IDs that Texas has required since 2011.
Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting RestrictionsThe Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups.
Stakes High For Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election LoomingThree losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel.
Judge Again Finds Discrimination In Texas' Voter ID LawA judge has again ruled that Republican lawmakers in Texas deliberately designed a strict voter ID law to disadvantage minorities and effectively dampen their growing electoral power.
Texas Senate OKs Revisions To Voter ID Law The Texas Senate on Monday approved key modifications to the state's strictest-in-the-nation voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts previously found it discriminatory.
Senate Panel Approves Revisions To Texas Voter ID LawA Senate panel has approved changes to Texas' strict voter ID law that includes tougher penalties for people found guilty of trying to get around the rules while casting a ballot.
Lawyer: White House To No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID LawAn attorney for a voting rights group says President Donald Trump's administration has told her that the federal government no longer plans to challenge Texas' strict voter ID law.
Texas, Trump Administration Seek To Delay Voter ID Hearing The U.S. Justice Department joined Texas' attorney general Wednesday in asking a federal court to delay a hearing on the state's voter ID law, the latest signal that the federal government might drop its opposition to the law now that Donald Trump is president.
New Voter ID Bill Prompts Texas To Ask Court For More TimeTexas wants a long-running voter ID lawsuit put on hold now that Republican lawmakers are proposing legislation that would comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found the existing law discriminatory.