First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020. – via @TexasTribune
A 64-minute recording of a hardline conservative activist’s June meeting with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and another top GOP member was released Tuesday.
The orders focus on strengthening law enforcement’s ability to respond and prevent future shootings, largely through improving reporting channels.
State Rep. Dustin Burrows has resigned as GOP caucus chair amid allegations that he and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen planned to politically target members. – via @TexasTribune
What happened in a June 12 meeting between House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and Michael Quinn Sullivan of Empower Texans has become a major point of dispute.
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announces the creation of a political action committee focusing on “a thoughtful, responsible approach to governing.”
The troops will help at temporary holding facilities in the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso and aid Border Patrol units along ports of entry, officials said.
Conflicting personalities have gotten in the way of policy goals, but keeping tensions behind the scenes and reaching compromises helped the 86th Legislature pass landmark reform.
Texas’ top political leaders announced that the Legislature had reached agreements on top priorities, including school finance and property tax reform.
State Rep. Dan Huberty tabled until 2021 a proposal to pay for long-term school district tax cuts by raising the state sales tax.