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.
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.
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.)
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.