Beto O'Rourke's Rally Against Texas Elections Bill Attracts Supporters, Opponents In DentonO'Rourke told supporters his latest campaign is all about fighting back against Texas Republicans' efforts to pass an elections integrity bill. "I believe we may just have a shot at saving our democracy."
Texas Gov. Abbott Says Details On Special Session(s) At Least A Few Weeks AwayTexas lawmakers will be called back for a special session later this fall so they can redraw state House and Senate districts, along with Congressional districts.
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan Blames Senate For Late Start On SB 7The political blame game in Austin is heating up following the dramatic end of the regular Texas legislative session when House Democrats walked out, preventing some priority bills for Republicans from passing.
Texas Lawmakers Pass Bill That Could Silence RobocallsThe 214 and 817 area codes rank among the highest in the nation in the number of robocalls received, according to the Robocall Index by Youmail.
Governor Abbott's Tweet On Vetoing Legislative Budget Has Texas Lawmakers TalkingGov. Abbott was referring to House Democrats who walked out late Sunday night, leaving the chamber without a quorum, before the midnight deadline to pass bills.
Texas Bill Could Result In Fewer RobocallsLast weekend, lawmakers finalized the language of a bill that limits who can buy your personal information from the state.
Democrats Walk Out, Stop Texas Republicans' Sweeping Voting BillA sweeping voting bill in Texas that was on the verge of Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk failed to pass Sunday night after Democrats walked out of the House chamber before a midnight deadline.
Texas Senate Passes Sweeping Voting Bill After Overnight DebateAfter a debate that lasted through the overnight hours, Texas Senate Republicans muscled a sweeping voting bill to the cusp of the governor's desk early Sunday.
Texas' Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Heads To Gov. Abbott's Desk With ChangesThe Texas House on Friday night, May 28, voted to accept the Senate’s changes to the medical marijuana expansion bill.
Texas State Senator Says Deal On Controversial Elections Bill 'Very Close'Among other things, the legislation will ban counties from sending out unsolicited mail ballot applications and from establishing 24-hour voting and drive-thru voting.
Texas College Athlete Compensation Bill Heads To Gov. Abbott's DeskTexas lawmakers on Friday approved letting college athletes earn money with endorsements and sponsorship deals.
In Fort Worth, Texas Gov. Abbott Seeks To Set Ground Rules For Potential Special SessionDays before the end of the regular legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott sought to set the political ground rules for a potential special session.
Family Members Celebrate Passage Of Texas Bills Related To Accused Serial Killer Billy ChemirmirProtecting seniors is at the heart of legislation that has passed in the Texas House and Senate this session.
Texas' Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Moves Forward, But Advocates Upset About ChangesThe Texas Senate has voted unanimously to approve a scaled back expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program, nearly a month after the Texas House gave its approval.
Bo's Law, Aimed At Increasing Police Accountability, Headed To Gov. Greg Abbott's DeskThe "Botham Jean Act" is named in honor of the Dallas accountant murdered in his own apartment by an off-duty Dallas police officer in 2018.