Daniel Setiawan

  • The Baddest Bills

    Every legislative session, Texas Observer reporters scour for the stupidest, funniest, slap-your-forehead ridiculous and downright unconstitutional bills proposed by Texas lawmakers. We chronicle these […] Full Story

  • After Six-Year Fight, Perry Signs Voter ID into Law

    After six years of fierce partisan battling, the legislative war over voter ID in Texas is officially over. Gov. Rick Perry signed the voter […] Full Story

  • hot list: day 137

    Day 137 of the 82nd Texas Legislature LINE OF THE DAY “Men, if you don’t stand up for us today, you don’t walk in […] Full Story

  • Alex Jones Leads Mob to the Doors of the Senate

    The Senate’s decision to block HB 1937—the TSA “anti-groping bill” by Rep. David Simpson—brought a small mob of protestors to the Capitol today intent […] Full Story

  • hot list

    Day 135 of the 82nd Texas Legislature LINE OF THE DAY “It’s been on life support for a while now. We pulled the plug […] Full Story