Tag Archives: Gene Wu
The Border Debate is Changing at the Capitol. With Newfound Influence, Can Democrats Go Beyond Playing Defense?
With more than a dozen new Democrats in the Legislature, opponents of Trump’s wall and the state’s long-running border surge want to focus on facts, not warped rhetoric.
In between singing Texas’ economic praises and listing his emergency items for this legislative session, Governor Greg Abbott named another pet priority durin...Read More
The head of the state’s environmental agency told lawmakers that lowering ozone levels will harm, rather than help, Texans.
The environmental agency head told lawmakers that lowering ozone levels will not improve public health in Texas, contrary to decades of scientific research....Read More
Advocates, House members and some county officials support shifting 17-year-olds to the juvenile justice system, but the plan's path through the Senate is uncle...Read More
“Text and drive? Pay a fine.” That may be a warning sign seen around Texas soon if a texting-while-driving ban approved by the House on Thursday makes it in...Read More
There's a dirty little secret hidden in the Senate's budget celebration: when you account for inflation and Texas' growing enrollment, the Senate's budget would...Read More
Legislators in support of an expansion joined faith leaders on the Capitol steps to call for support of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Despite cal...Read More