Like undergrads in their fall semester, freshman year, Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick, and Joe Straus are getting to know each other. It’s going great!
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House leadership unveiled a response to one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency items for the session, a $100 million plan to reward quality pre-K programs. But early education advocates say it doesn’t go far enough.
Greg Abbott gave his first State of the State address today—and he’s positioning himself as a relatively moderate governor. How much does that mean?
Dan Patrick wants to extend the National Guard presence on the Texas border, illustrating his shifting rhetoric & foreshadowing conflict with the House.
Supporters continue to call for DNA testing in Rodney Reed’s 1996 rape and murder case.
Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick got sworn into office today, kicking off a new era at one of the showiest and costliest parties in the state’s history.
Dan Patrick announced the first draft of his legislative agenda on Thursday—and he’s moving up the clock on his House conterpart.
After he admitted to committing securities fraud, Ken Paxton spent some time in the political wilderness. But he’s back in the family now.
It isn’t hard to understand why the rest of the country has gotten the impression that Texas is an absolute living gay hell.
The Observer‘s staffers examine what the Texas GOP’s election night victories likely mean for the upcoming legislative session.