Articles tagged: 84th Texas Legislature
Texas women like Jeni Putalavage-Ross are already making agonizing decisions about abnormal pregnancies. Some anti-abortion lawmakers would put them in an even more impossible situation.
Jeni Putalavage-Ross and Scott Ross made the difficult decision to terminate their pregnancy at nearly 21 weeks when doctors said their baby wouldn't survive. W...Read More
After about an hour of debate, the Senate passed legislation Thursday that would modestly increase funding for pre-K programs. House Bill 4, a priority of Gov. ...Read More
Four years after Texas passed one of the strictest voter ID laws in the nation, lawmakers will debate another measure on Thursday that could make it even more d...Read More
A Texas House committee passed a pro-LGBT bill that would allow same-sex parents to have both names on the birth certificate of adopted children....Read More
There's only one thing that could measure Rep. Jonathan Stickland's gaffes and schemes in the Texas Legislature. It's called the Stickland Number....Read More
An unsurprising new report found that Texas political media is dominated by white, male voices, while marginalized Texans continue to be underrepresented....Read More
Foster kids live at the juncture of two broken systems, and the state is slow to find a solution.
Growing up in foster care, Reyna Mondragon fought to survive a broken and neglected system. Now, she advocates to help give other foster kids a better life....Read More
The Texas Legislature has a new approach to ethics: Leave it to the locals!...Read More
Without a real definition of border security, state budget analysts can't tell whether spending has been effective, and yet $815 million is proposed anyway....Read More