The procedural move carries little apparent weight since the Democrats who fled the state to break quorum are beyond the jurisdiction of Texas law enforcement.
The Texas Senate passes its budget bill without addressing billions of dollars in unspent federal relief. Now, public education advocates are demanding that lawmakers open up the spigot for local school districts.
As the Legislature’s pace quickens, lawmakers advance “election integrity” crackdowns, attacks on abortion rights, and reforms in response to the deadly blackouts.
For Latinos, casting a ballot means overcoming a history of struggle against exclusion and voter suppression.
A record number of Texans are registered to vote. But will they? And why should you?
750 polling places in Texas have been shuttered since Shelby v. Holder, the Supreme Court decision that released the state from federal oversight in changing its voter laws and practices.
Crystal Mason’s vote didn’t count. Will her prosecution scare away others whose votes would?
Thanks to a new state law, rural and elderly voters are among those who could lose their early polling places next election.
After the death of a high-profile voter suppression bill, Senate Republicans passed two other restrictive measures this week.
SB 9’s passage out of committee Friday sets the stage for a heated debate over voting rights in the waning days of the session.