Tag Archives: Don Huffines
Democrats will have a little more leverage in Dan Patrick’s far-right Senate on issues like property taxes and public school funding.
When the Texas Senate convenes in January, Democrats will have one more senator in their ranks. But the reality is that Republicans and Lieutenant Governor Dan ...Read More
Don Huffines won state Senate District 16 from incumbent John Carona in a bitterly contested Republican primary in 2014, when no Democrat ran, so this will be H...Read More
After Parkland and Santa Fe shootings, schools are taking a harder line against students who threaten violence. Advocates warn that overcriminalizing behavior could backfire.
Nicolas, 12 and legally blind, was already having a rough week before he allegedly threatened to shoot up his classroom. The fifth-grader had a bathroom mishap ...Read More
The bill would do nothing to keep the feds from placing refugees in Texas, but limits the state’s ability to negotiate specifics of resettlement.
The bill would do nothing to keep the feds from placing refugees in Texas, but limits the state’s ability to negotiate specifics of resettlement....Read More
Despite a great deal of evidence suggesting that this is a terrible idea, elected officials in Texas are able to post their thoughts on the Internet. They have ...Read More
If added to the open carry bill, the "Dutton amendment" would ban police officers from stopping someone solely because they're openly carrying a handgun. This w...Read More
The Senate approved open carry of handguns Friday night, with a controversial provision that would prevent police stops solely to ask for a license. Critics say...Read More
Much to state Sen. Van Taylor's dismay, his ethics bill that passed the Texas Senate on Tuesday is a shell of its former self after being heavily amended....Read More