With Fellow GOP Members By His Side, Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs New Voting Bill Into LawRepublican Governor Greg Abbott headed to East Texas Tuesday where he signed an elections overhaul bill into law that adds more voting restrictions in the state.
Governor Abbott Set To Sign Controversial Texas Elections Bill Into LawGovernor Greg Abbott plans to sign a hotly debated bill into law Tuesday. The governor's office says he will travel to Tyler to sign what some refer to as the election integrity bill.
Controversial Texas Voting Law Expected To Advance Thursday After Return Of DemocratsRepublican lawmakers in Texas are expected to advance a controversial bill Thursday that Democrats say would limit people's ability to vote.
Democrats Renew Push On Voting Rights Bill As GOP Vows To BlockDemocrats are renewing their push to enact their marquee voting bill, pledging to make it the first order of business when the Senate returns in the fall.
More Texas Democrats Return To Austin, Say 'Under One-Party Rule: Democracy Suffers'A monthlong standoff by Texas Democrats who left the state to block a GOP voting bill inched closer to ending on August 9 after several holdouts returned to Austin.
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.
Texas Congressional Delegation Join Speaker Pelosi To Discuss Texas Voter LawsMembers of the Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation will join Speaker Pelosi, and Democratic members of the Texas Legislature for a press conference to discuss Texas voter laws.