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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.


The Lite Guv and the Frack Master

The man who calls himself the Frack Master has become the media’s go-to Texas voice in favor of fracking, but it wasn’t until he got involved in politics that his profile really started to rise.

No School Voucher Fight in House… Yet

A potentially contentious vote on a measure that would have banned school vouchers was avoided after its author withdrew the amendment.

Open Season on Public Schools During Voucher Debate

Like an obstinate weed that just won’t die, the debate over school vouchers returned to the Capitol for the 11th straight legislative session on Thursday.