Collectively referred to as “liberty cities,” Texas conservatives have come up with a way to defend local control while denying municipalities the freedom to enact regulations preferred by local officials.
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Lobbyists who represent governmental entities have become villains at the Capitol—on Thursday, a committee heard testimony on an attempt to contain them.
This week in WTF Friday: Dan Patrick is scared and hungry. Konni Burton threatens old people. Ken Paxton Paxtons.
Some of the last campaign finance reports before the election are out. Abbott and Patrick maintain significant leads. In SD 10, there’s a wildcard.
Battleground has had a challenging first year and a half and its future is uncertain. But in 12 legislative races, including Wendy Davis’ Fort Worth district, the group hopes to stake a claim to a future in Texas.
The latest round of finance reports leaves Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott status quo ante, but in the Texas senate, things are more interesting.
David Dewhurst and Dan Branch face tough runoff races, and some want them to concede. But they shouldn’t—for voters’ sake, and their own.