Texas Legislature Stories
In hindsight, perhaps Greg LaMantia, a scion of a South Texas family who made its fortune as a regional Budweiser distributor, shouldn't have named his 5,000-ac...Read More
In 2011, Austin-based Workers Defense Project successfully lobbied for the wage theft code amendment, authored by Senator Jose Rodriguez (D-El Paso), that made ...Read More
Consumer advocates and Democrats are divided over a Senate bill that would impose light regulations on payday and auto-title lenders.
Consumer advocates and Democrats are divided over a Senate bill that would impose light regulations on payday and auto-title lenders. ...Read More
In contrast to the Planned Parenthood bashing at Tuesday’s Senate Education Committee hearing, hundreds rallied at the Capitol on Thursday morning to support ...Read More
Budget-writers at the Capitol leave the vast majority of the money unspent in special accounts while the underfunded air quality programs languish....Read More
This week marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and an estimated 3,000 Texans marched through downtown Austin on Saturday afternoon to protest the landma...Read More