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Texas Legislature Coverage


The 84th Texas Legislature is underway, and we’re keeping a keen eye on everything happening in the House and the Senate.


Donna Campbell Battles to Protect the Alamo from Foreign Control

On this day in 1836, a group of Texians battled to save the Alamo from an invading foreign force. They lost.

Today, 179 years later, Sen. Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels) fought to legally ban foreign control of the Alamo.

The Hidden Confederate History of the Texas Capitol: An Unofficial Guide

A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and offers a revisionist history of the causes of the conflict. (Read: not slavery.)

Texas Legislators Put Forward Plan to Amend U.S. Constitution

Upset with “a hundred years” of “congressional misbehavior,” six state reps held a press conference Wednesday to call for changes to the U.S. Constitution.