Voting Restriction Bill Touted By Texas Republicans Passes Key House VoteEarly Friday morning, after a long night of votes and debates, the Texas House advance a pared down version of Senate Bill 7. The vote puts America's biggest red state closer to imposing new voting restrictions.
Texas Lawmakers Faceoff Over House Bill 6 That Would Enact Voting Restrictions Across The StateThe State House is scheduled to take up House Bill 6 today -- but the bill that would enact wide-ranging changes to elections in Texas comes with opposition.
Texas GOP Moves Ahead With Voting Restriction Bills, Despite Criticism From Business LeadersRepublican lawmakers in Texas and across the country are pressing ahead with efforts to tighten voting laws, despite warnings from business leaders that the measures could harm democracy and the economic climate.
Texas Republican Lawmakers Lead The Charge For New Criminal Penalties For Election ActivitiesRepublican-controlled legislatures in Texas and across the country are adding new criminal penalties to their election laws. The changes come after record voter turnout for the 2020 elections.
Gov. Greg Abbott Declines To Throw 1st Pitch At Rangers Opener, Blames MLB Voter Integrity 'False Narrative' After All-Star Game SwitchGovernor Greg Abbott declined to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the opening game of the Texas Rangers because of his displeasure with Major League Baseball's decision to move this summer's All-Star game after sweeping changes to voting laws in Georgia.
Why The Republican Press To Impose New Voter Restrictions Is A Race Against TimeIn many of the states where Republicans are advancing the most severe restrictions -- including Texas, Georgia and Arizona -- shifts in the electorate's composition are eroding decades of virtually uncontested GOP dominance.
Republican Efforts To Enact New Voting Restrictions In Texas UnderwayTexas already has some of the toughest voting laws in the country and the rush for more crackdowns on election laws worries voting rights groups and Democrats whose ability to block new measures in the Capitol are limited.
Texas Republicans Targeting Harris County With Stack Of Bills Proposing New Voting RestrictionsHouston expanded voting access during the 2020 election and now Texas Republicans are targeting the city, and the county it sits in, with a series of measures that would limit early voting, make it harder to get and return absentee ballots, and more.