Tag Archives: Texas House


The Interview: Elliott Naishtat

Parting words from the Lege’s ‘New Yorker.'

Elliott Naishtat, who served 26 years in the Lege, has advice for the aspiring reps in the seven-way contest for his seat: Be persistent, and be polite....Read More


‘I Didn’t Have a Choice’

Texas women like Jeni Putalavage-Ross are already making agonizing decisions about abnormal pregnancies. Some anti-abortion lawmakers would put them in an even more impossible situation.

Jeni Putalavage-Ross and Scott Ross made the difficult decision to terminate their pregnancy at nearly 21 weeks when doctors said their baby wouldn't survive. W...Read More