It has been 150 years since the institution of slavery officially ended in the Lone Star State. Yet, the vestiges from that evil period remain, and are revealed almost daily.
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Residents of two Corpus Christi neighborhoods claim energy companies stole their health by polluting the air, water and ground around their homes. Now they are fighting a government bureaucracy that is threatening to tear them apart with a massive highway project.
This morning, the Supreme Court gutted a key part of the Voting Rights Act, the transformative 1965 law that swept away literacy tests, poll taxes and established protections for minority voters. The fallout in Texas is likely to be significant. Here’s our explainer.
Reps. Johnson and Villarreal authored duplicate bills, HB 238 and HB 1146, that would propose to prohibit workplace discrimination against LGBTQ employees.
It’s budget day in the House!