Texas House Passes Constitutional Carry BillAfter nearly seven hours of debate, the Texas House has passed a Constitutional Carry bill by a vote of 84-56.
'Just Common Sense,' Texas House Committee Hears Bill To Close Background Checks Loophole In Private Gun SalesHouse Bill 118 would close the loophole that allows people to buy guns in this state through an unlicensed seller without first undergoing a background check.
Hundreds Of Texans Voice Their Opinions About Proposed Election Reforms During House HearingMore than 340 Texans either testified in person at the State Capitol or submitted their comments about a controversial election bill, HB 6 on Thursday.
Texas House Gives Final Passage To 6 Bills Meant To Prevent Widespread Power OutagesThe Texas House gave final passage on Wednesday, March 31, to six bills aimed at preventing last month's widespread and deadly power outages from ever happening again.
Cocktails To-Go Could Be Permanent In Texas After Lawmakers Pass HB 1024A bill to make cocktails to-go permanent has passed in the Texas House. By a vote of 144 to 1 lawmakers passed HB 1024.
Texas Rep. Joe Deshotel Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Lawmakers Vote To Not Require TestingOn Tuesday, Jan. 12, Rep. Deshotel spoke at the font mic maskless while introducing the family of the newly chosen Texas House speaker, Republican Dade Phelan.
Reliability Of Texas' Red Status At Stake With Candidates In A Number Of Tight RacesIt is the nation's largest Republican stronghold, but experts say there's a chance things could be changing in Texas. After a record-breaking three weeks of early voting, there are still a number of races expected to go down to the wire Tuesday.
Texas Is A Battleground State And A Record Surge In Voter Turnout Only Adds To An Unpredictable ElectionUnlike in decades past, Republicans in Texas were on shaky ground on Election Day. The state, which typically is among the worst for turnout in the U.S., has seen a record surge of voters -- many who may not be casting GOP ballots.
Texas Democrats Look To Gain Control Of State House, Republicans Aim To Maintain MajorityWhichever party controls the Texas House will not only have a say over policy, but redistricting as well.
Secret Recording Of Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen ReleasedTexas' GOP House speaker called a female lawmaker "vile" and said President Donald Trump is "killing us" with urban and suburban voters in a secretly recorded meeting with a conservative activist.
Texas Readies For Democratic Presidential Debate, While Local GOP Centers On SuburbsAlthough Democrats might finally break GOP control of the statehouse, for many Texas is still seen as President Donald Trump's to lose.
Texas Democrats Unveil Plan To Flip State From Red To Blue In 2020The Democratic Party of Texas is laying out its plans to end decades of Republican dominance in the state.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: 'This Was An Extremely Successful Session'Texas lawmakers wrapped up the 86th Legislative Session Monday after approving a school finance reform bill that both parties described as “transformative.”
Former Dallas Cowboy Jay Novacek, Wife Advocate For Medical Marijuana Law: 'We Want To Save Our Son's Life'More than one million Texans could be eligible to access medical marijuana through the Texas Compassionate Use program if it becomes law.
North Texas School Districts Fear They'll Get Much Less Money Than Promised In School Finance Reform BillThe Senate's version of the bill would change the way the state develops its funding formulas from using the prior year’s property tax values and instead using the current year’s.