Ethics reform was a headlining initiative of Gov. Greg Abbott’s at the start of the session, but with a week to go, reform’s prospects look … complicated.
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Despite the success of 2014 election cycle, Texas tea party members have voiced their dissatisfaction with the 84th Legislative session in a letter calling their elected leaders a “failure.”
Christopher Duntsch may be simultaneously the most famous and deadly neurosurgeon in Texas. Though he has maimed and killed patients, he wasn’t arrested until last month, when he was caught stealing a pair of pants from Wal-Mart.
With only a few weeks left to go, it’s safe to say that this year’s legislative session has been less than productive. Instead, it has become a never-ending primary.
After about an hour of debate, the Senate passed legislation Thursday that would modestly increase funding for pre-K programs. House Bill 4, a priority of Gov. Greg Abbott, passed on a 25-6 vote, with a handful of GOP senators voting no.
Four years after Texas passed one of the strictest voter ID laws in the nation, lawmakers will debate another measure on Thursday that could make it even more difficult for Texans to vote.
Gov. Abbott stirred excitement among conspiracy theorists by ordering the State Guard to monitor Jade Helm 15, a U.S. military training exercise in Bastrop.
Much to state Sen. Van Taylor’s dismay, his ethics bill that passed the Texas Senate on Tuesday is a shell of its former self after being heavily amended.
Many of us have been the target of bullying, but few of us have been lieutenant governor. Dan Patrick has the misfortune to be both at the same time.
We have under six weeks to go in the 84th Legislature, and the House and Senate haven’t really started to grapple with the most […]