Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Arrested During Voting Rights Protest In WashingtonRep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, said she was arrested on Thursday by Capitol Police during a protest on voting rights.
North Texas Congressman Jake Ellzey Sworn In After Upsetting Trump-Backed Susan WrightTexas Republican Jake Ellzey was sworn in to the House on Friday, days after winning a special election in which he defeated his predecessor's widow, who was backed by former President Donald Trump.
Gov. Abbott's New Executive Order Limits Local Leaders' Response To COVID-19 In Texas“Today’s executive order will provide clarity and uniformity in the Lone Star State’s continued fight against COVID-19,” said Governor Abbott.
Texas Election Integrity Bills In Political Spotlight During Hearing At US CapitolThe hearing by the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties was called Democracy in Danger: The Assault On Voting Rights In Texas.
After Ellzey Upsets Wright In Runoff Election, Tarrant County Republican And Democratic Parties Dissect OutcomeCongressman-Elect Jake Ellzey may be sworn-in as early as Friday, July 30, after his upset victory over fellow Republican Susan Wright.
Jake Ellzey Defeats Susan Wright In Runoff Special Election For Texas' 6th Congressional District SeatRepublican state lawmaker Jake Ellzey has upset Susan Wright, GOP party activist and widow late Congressman Ron Wright, to win the U.S. House seat.
Gov. Abbott Orders Texas National Guard To Help Make Arrests At Southern Border"To respond to this disaster and secure the rule of law at our Southern border, more manpower is needed," Gov. Abbott said in his letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Slams CDC's Updated Mask Guidance For Fully-Vaccinated People, Calls It A 'Mandate'The CDC is recommending fully-vaccinated people wear masks indoors when in areas with "substantial" and "high" transmission of COVID-19.
Former President Trump Endorses Ken Paxton To Be Re-Elected As Texas Attorney General"Ken has my Complete and Total Endorsement for another term as Attorney General of Texas. He is a true Texan who will keep Texas safe—and will never let you down," Trump said in a statement.
Texas Lawmakers Want To Require Legislative Approval Before Universities Can Switch Athletic ConferencesTexas lawmakers representing other universities in the Big 12, announced bills that would require approval from Texas lawmakers.
Susan Wright, Jake Ellzey Campaign During Final Push In Runoff For North Texas Congressional SeatThe winner of Tuesday's election will complete the term of the late Republican congressman Ron Wright, Susan's husband.