Tag Archives: Phil King
One of the GOP’s top priorities — banning local labor protections like mandatory paid sick leave — stalled for much of the session. Now, Republicans are putting their foot on the gas.
The Texas GOP has finally returned its attention to its perpetual war on workers. After unexpected delays and with less than a month left in session, Republican...Read More
Citing lost productivity, GOP lawmakers pounced on a bill that would make voting a little easier for state employees.
Confederate Heroes Day, honoring the likes of Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee, has been a state holiday in Texas since 1973. But during a House Committee on S...Read More
As a result of a 2017 law that blacklists Israel boycotters, Texas is making an example of the California-based short-term rental giant.
Texas has blacklisted an American company for, as the state sees it, opposing Israel. Using the power of its purse, Texas is sanctioning Airbnb for purportedly ...Read More
Anti-Shariah, anti-abortion, pro-Israel proposals run counter to First Amendment
GOP Legislators Take Aim at Church-State Separation Anti-Shariah, anti-abortion, pro-Israel proposals run counter to First Amendment. While many of us have be...Read More
For years, Texas Republicans have aimed to weaken the Travis County DAs Public Integrity Unit. On Tuesday, they got one step closer....Read More
After passing one of the most extreme anti-abortion laws in the country in 2013, conservative lawmakers have filed at least four bills this session targeting a ...Read More
A bill authored by state Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford) would allow the attorney general to disallow local ballot initiatives at his discretion....Read More
Upset with "a hundred years" of "congressional misbehavior," six state reps held a press conference Wednesday to call for changes to the U.S. Constitution....Read More
If the first meeting of a House subcommittee on frackquakes is any indication, the Lege plans to ask nicely that the oil and gas industries do better....Read More