Almost as soon as synthetic marijuana started appearing at smoke shops and gas stations—promising a legal alternative to more conventional, and more obviously illegal, highs—lawmakers have been trying […]
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This week in WTF Friday: Everywhere I look, I see unfamiliar faces. Who are the migrants? Why do they come? How will we save their souls? Let us discourse.
The fight isn’t over yet: The House still needs to pass Senate Bill 1 to seal the deal.
As House Democrats made their play for more school funding Monday afternoon, an unlikely ally of sorts roamed the chamber among them: State Rep. David Simpson.
The Lead And now the real work begins. The 83rd Legislature was all pomp and ceremony on its opening day. Today lawmakers begin getting […]
The Texas Capitol’s auditorium turned into a church late Tuesday afternoon, at least it sounded like one. After the official legislative business had concluded […]
Meet the promising newbies and the veterans in bigger roles during the 2013 Texas Legislature.
They were the most talked-about class of House freshmen in years—and they came ready to change the system. The newly-elected Tea Partiers spent months […]