State Sen. Carlos Uresti announced his resignation Monday, four months after the San Antonio Democrat was found guilty of 11 felonies.
The outcome doesn’t have direct legal bearing on Texas – but it does have implications for religious refusal laws in the state.
Following three days of roundtable discussions about school safety last week at the Capitol, the governor said he was open to a special session to implement some of his ideas.
Following a ruling last month that Texas was violating a law designed to ease voter registration, a federal judge ordered the state to submit a plan to fix it.
Two years ago, Texas won a case blocking an immigration policy just one letter different from DACA.
The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing to fight DACA, which protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants nationwide from deportation.
Democrat Pete Gallego will make a formal announcement about running for the State Senate District 19 seat in the coming weeks.
Gutierrez is running for Texas Senate District 19, a Democratic-leaning San Antonio district that overlaps with his own.
Julián Castro, former mayor of San Antonio and a fixture in Texas Democratic politics, said this week he has “every interest” in running for president in 2020.
State Sen. Carlos Uresti’s criminal fraud trial has entered its third week. The case could hinge on the testimony of one of Uresti’s former legal clients.