Further extending a drawn-out legal battle, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case over whether Texas’ congressional and House district boundaries discriminate against voters of color.
It appears that Texas will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case against the state’s restrictions on language interpreters at the ballot box.
Interviews with current and former lawmakers and legislative aides indicate sexual harassment regularly goes unchecked at the Texas Capitol.
The impact of House Speaker Joe Straus’ departure from the Capitol can’t be understated, according to one political scientist.
The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a serious setback to those hoping Texas would see new congressional and House district maps ahead of the 2018 elections.
Federal judges have invalidated the 35th Congressional District, ruling that it must be fixed by the Legislature or a federal court.
The Texas Legislature could very well gavel out its special session next week without passing a “bathroom bill.”
Big-city police chiefs called on lawmakers to reject the “bathroom bill,” saying the measure is discriminatory and does not keep the public safe.
For the third time this year, hundreds of people streamed through the halls of the Capitol and waited in line to testify on the divisive issue that has garnered Texas national attention.
As part of a week-long court battle over the state’s political maps, minority rights groups on Monday focused on the discriminatory impact of the House map.