Tag Archives: Texas Senate
Editor’s note: For more context on the responses and allegations, read the full story here. The Observer reached out to all 31 Texas state senators for co...Read More
“I’m afraid that this legislation will lead to harassment and profiling of Latinos, especially our children,” said Senator Sylvia Garcia.
Senate Bill 4, the controversial “sanctuary cities” ban, is on its way to Governor Greg Abbott’s desk — where it’s almost certain to be signed into la...Read More
In the race to represent SD 24, Republican candidates Susan King and Dawn Buckingham face a difficult balancing act on water conservation and pricing.
The runoff for SD 24, sprawling from Abilene to Bandera, is between an outsider ophthalmologist (look out, Donna Campbell!) and a five-term state rep....Read More
Texas Dems need a feisty ringleader, but San Antonio needs a negotiator. Who will voters choose?
Texas Dems need a feisty ringleader, but San Antonio needs a negotiator. Will voters choose quiet incumbent José Menéndez, or flashy Trey Martinez Fischer?...Read More
The ornaments were hung by the lite guv with care.
Patrick celebrated his great idea to buy a tree for the Senate chamber at a press availability today. Hanging one small ornament with care (to ensure local TV d...Read More
Freshman hazing is a tradition in the Legislature, but Troy Fraser took it a little further on Wednesday.
Today, Dan Patrick's passed his beloved tax cuts through the Senate. But an unusual rift between tea partiers and their colleagues threatens disunity....Read More