Tag Archives: Texas Legislature
When state Rep. Jonathan Stickland proudly declared himself a “former fetus” a few weeks ago by posting a sign over the nameplate near his office door, the ...Read More
“Text and drive? Pay a fine.” That may be a warning sign seen around Texas soon if a texting-while-driving ban approved by the House on Thursday makes it in...Read More
At a panel on immigration, Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) said the GOP isn't a "bunch of white people" but took a hard-line on the border and immigration....Read More
What will Dan Patrick and his newly institutionalized tea party revolutionaries do during the 84th Texas legislative session?
The new lieutenant governor and his tea party revolutionaries have an ambitious agenda that could overhaul the state's school systems, tax policies and immigrat...Read More
Monday was the first day to pre-file bills for next year's 84th Texas Legislature—and it saw measures on taxes, daylight savings time and nullification....Read More
“Little by little we're tearing down those walls,” says Rep. Celia Israel, one of two openly gay elected officials in the Texas Legislature.
Texas has two out LGBT candidates running for Congress and six LGBT candidates for the Texas Legislature on the ballot, a record number....Read More
Asked about interracial marriage, Greg Abbott couldn't think of an answer. That's odd, because he normally doesn't shy from forceful arguments....Read More