Tag Archives: Lois Kolkhorst
“The aim of HB 16 is clear: further stigmatize abortion, misinform the public, intimidate physicians and interfere with women’s ability to seek medical care,” said state Representative Donna Howard.
As the Texas House voted on the first anti-abortion bill to make it to the floor this session, advocates rolled down a banner above the board displaying lawmake...Read More
On its 430-mile path to the Gulf, the natural gas pipeline would gash the iconic Hill Country, a region relatively free from oil and gas development.
The golden-cheeked warbler — a compact, yellow-headed songbird that migrates from Mexico to Central Texas each March — is in trouble. The endangered species...Read More
Senator Lois Kolkhorst, who has been tasked with developing the new policy, said it will be released in the “near future.”
In the weeks after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct were made against two Texas senators last year, their colleagues called for “zero tolerance” an...Read More
Thanks to Dan Patrick, those seeking conservative Christian dominion over government keep a seat at the table in this summer’s special session.
Nicknames for this summer’s special session have proliferated faster than hashtags and lapel pins. It’s been called “30 days of horror,” the “special ...Read More
“I believe in my heart that we must put safety and dignity ahead of social engineering that is disguised as civil rights,” SB 6 author says.
“I believe in my heart that we must put safety and dignity ahead of social engineering that is disguised as civil rights,” SB 6 author says....Read More
The NCAA moved this year's Final Four from North Carolina after a similar law passed there. Dan Patrick accused the NCAA of “extortion.”
The NCAA moved last year’s Final Four from North Carolina after a similar law passed there. Patrick accused the NCAA of “extortion.”...Read More
Senate Bill 6 Would Nullify Trans-Inclusive Ordinances, Base Restroom Access on Birth Certificates
Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Thursday accused the media of spreading “fake news” about Texas’ anti-transgender bathroom bill, one of his top priori...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 mood was grim among folks from Bay City, Eagle Lake and other coastal communities today as the Lower Colorado River Authority board voted 8-7 for an emergen...Read More