Tag Archives: Joe Straus
Research shows that vouchers and other "school choice" efforts don't consistently improve academic achievement and can increase racial segregation.
Hundreds of students, parents and educators, most donning bright yellow scarves, lined the South Steps of the Capitol Tuesday to hear two of the state’s top o...Read More
Commissioners in El Paso County unanimously approved a resolution linking GOP leaders' recent statements against transgender rights to anti-LGBTQ violence....Read More
Greg Abbott railed against Hillary and championed open carry, while Dan Patrick vowed close our borders by supporting Donald Trump and his wall....Read More
Republicans said they're not sure if more money is a fix for Texas' child welfare system, where children have died, been abused and re-abused in state care....Read More
Experts say Texas must increase funding for kids' mental health treatment to ensure integrated care that keeps them out of the juvenile justice system....Read More
Does she think my tractor's electable?
The basics: we analyzed 464 photos from 198 candidates. We didn’t pull photos from incumbents who aren’t being challenged. We only pulled relatively recent ...Read More
Julie McCarty—mother, Christian and First Citizen of the Northeast Tarrant Tea Party (NETTP)—is not a woman who suffers fools gladly, and state Rep. Giovann...Read More
With a Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage looming, Gov. Greg Abbott is holding a ceremonial signing of the so-called "Pastor Protection Act," which confirms a...Read More