Texas Republicans File House Bill Calling For Audit Of 2020 Election Amid Debate Over Election Integrity BillsHouse Republicans have filed House Bill 241, which calls for an independent third-party to conduct a forensic audit of the election results in each precinct in the Texas counties with at least 415,000 residents.
Texas Democrats Plan To Keep Public Engaged In Fight Against Republican Election Integrity BillsAfter a week of high-profile news conferences, Texas Democrats said they enter their second week out of state with a continued dual-track fight.
The 'Surreal' Days Of Runaway Texas Legislators Expected To Go On For Some TimeIt's a life of stress and scrutiny as Democratic lawmakers who left Texas to block a restrictive voting bill shelter in a downtown D.C. hotel.
This Isn't The First Time Texas House Democrats Have Gone On The LamThe headlines would not have looked out of place this week: "Texas House paralyzed by Democrats walkout," "On the lam, Texas Democrats rough it" and "Texas Democrats vanish (again)." But those all appeared 18 years ago.
Texas Democrats Prepare For Lengthy US Capitol Stay As State GOP Approves Arrest WarrantsTexas Democrats who hurriedly fled Austin to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged they can't stay away forever and urged Congress to act on voting rights.
Watchdog Groups Join Democrats To Pressure Majority Leader Schumer To Act On Voting BillNearly 100 left-leaning organizations are asking Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a new vote this month on Democrats' sweeping voting and elections bill.
Texas Democrats Leave State To Stop GOP From Passing New Voting BillDemocrats in the Texas Legislature have left the state in a second revolt against a GOP overhaul of election laws, according to the Texas Democratic Caucus.
Election Integrity Becomes Most Contentious Issue During Texas Legislature’s Special SessionThe newly filed election integrity bills quickly became the most contentious issue as the Special Session of the Texas Legislature began on July 8.
Changes Made To Texas' Election Integrity Bills As Special Session BeginsBoth the Senate and House will hold hearings on their election integrity bills on Saturday, July 10.
Texas Republicans Resume Push For Voting Restrictions As Legislative Special Session BeginsTexas Republicans are set to mount another push for restrictive new voting laws as lawmakers begin a 30-day special legislative session.
Items On Texas Special Session Agenda To Keep State 'On A Path To Prosperity', Gov. Abbott SaysIn announcing his special session items Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott said, "These special session priority items put the people of Texas first and will keep the Lone Star State on a path to prosperity."
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Special Legislative Session AgendaTexas Governor Greg Abbott has released information on 11 agenda items that will be taken up during the special legislative session that begins July 8.
Texas State Sen. Jane Nelson Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2022In 1992, Sen. Nelson became the tenth woman, and the third Republican woman, elected to the Senate, according to a statement released on her website.
Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Special Session For Texas Legislature Starts July 8"Agenda items will be announced prior to the convening of the special session," the brief statement read.
Texas Gov. Abbott Vetoes Legislature's Portion Of State Budget After Democrats Kill Voting BillTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has vetoed the legislature's portion of the state budget after an elections bill he prioritized was killed when Democrats walked out at end of this year's session.