Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted the political clout of minority voters in drawing the State’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday.
As North Carolina lawmakers voted Thursday to revise that state’s “bathroom bill,” Texas Republicans said they are not backing away from their proposal.
After several hours of debate, the Texas Senate on Tuesday tentatively signed off on the so-called “bathroom bill” on a 21-10 vote.
The Trump administration on Wednesday rescinded guidelines issued by former President Obama that directed public schools to accommodate transgender students.
San Antonio Republican Joe Straus was re-elected unanimously by House members Tuesday for a for record-tying fifth term.
Texas Republicans on Thursday unveiled Senate Bill 6, which would require transgender people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings and public universities based on “biological sex.”
Texas health officials on Tuesday delivered a final legal notice to nix the funding Planned Parenthood receives through the Medicaid program.
Experts and pundits predicted that Hispanics would vote in record numbers to express their displeasure with Donald Trump. In Texas, it doesn’t look like that happened.
Feeding on outrage sparked by the release of controversial undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials, Gov. Greg Abbott vowed one year ago to cut off $3.1 million in Medicaid funding that the organization’s Texas affiliates receive to provide family planning and women’s health care services to the poor.
Texas’ rate of uninsured people fell to 17.1% in 2015 as part of a steady decline in the share of uninsured residents following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to new Census estimates released Tuesday.