Tag Archives: Poncho Nevarez
A combination of incompetence and sabotage appears to have killed a police reform bill that had passed the House with an overwhelming bipartisan majority.
Law enforcement’s ability to arrest Texans for crimes punishable only by fine, including traffic violations, will likely remain unchecked after House Democrat...Read More
The “election integrity” bill that passed the Senate this week is only the latest entry into a long history of conservative-led voter suppression in Texas.
In the latest move by Republicans to make voting harder for Texans, the Senate passed a high-priority omnibus “election integrity” bill this week. The measu...Read More
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
There's only one thing that could measure Rep. Jonathan Stickland's gaffes and schemes in the Texas Legislature. It's called the Stickland Number....Read More
A new analysis released this week shows that 413,000 Texans have experienced some form of sexual assault in the past year, and multiple measures related to sexu...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