Texas Legislature


Medicare for Y’all: Meet the Socialist Metalhead Stumping for Single-Payer

by | Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 13:22 CST
Timothy Faust is touring the country promoting health care reform with a mix of impassioned f-bombs and unrepentant eggheadedness.

Texas Police Oppose Anti-Union Bill Championed by Abbott, Patrick

“They get the teachers this time … and next time they’re coming after us,” said a police association president about the bill the Senate passed.

The Texas Senate passed a bill late Tuesday night that appears to have driven a wedge between the Texas GOP and one of its key constituencies: law enforcement. ...Read More

Protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court as judges consider oral arguments in the Texas House Bill 2 abortion case, Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. by

Lawsuit Filed Against New Texas Abortion Law

The Trump presidency and possible changes to the Supreme Court raise the stakes for the state’s next abortion fight.

One year after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Texas’ sweeping 2013 anti-abortion law that closed the majority of clinics in the state, reproductive-righ...Read More


Thank You, Matt Rinaldi

Republicans who are repelled by people like Rinaldi have a problem: They depend on the votes of the people who cheer him on.

We spend a lot of time looking for what’s human and what’s kind in our politics, but it’s usually more important when someone shows us the opposite. T...Read More