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.
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Bills were filed Monday that would have the combined effect of legalizing same-sex marriage in Texas pending a public vote.
Texas has two out LGBT candidates running for Congress and six LGBT candidates for the Texas Legislature on the ballot, a record number.
Asked about interracial marriage, Greg Abbott couldn’t think of an answer. That’s odd, because he normally doesn’t shy from forceful arguments.
A new report concludes that controversial foster care reforms will likely cost Texas more money.
The Observer covers the first—and only—lt. governor’s debate between state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio), and state Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston).
in Texas it is our cities that are left to seriously grapple with citizens’ most urgent needs.
A new report finds that Texas payday lenders are making fewer loans but raking in even more in fees, about $1.4 billion in 2013.
For the almost two decades he’s served in the Legislature, Lon Burnam has been the patron saint of lost causes.
In today’s lieutenant governor debate, both candidates showed an increasing willingness to publicly display the deep loathing and contempt they obviously feel for each other.