Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday asked Attorney General Ken Paxton to look into a December human smuggling case in San Antonio.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick requested Friday that State Attorney General Ken Paxton issue an opinion clarifying whether congregants can bring guns to church.
Straus assigned nearly every House committee at least one issue related to Hurricane Harvey to research in addition to topics normally under their oversight.
Polling suggested significant conservative contentment with the results of the 85th Legislature – and thus, little active demand for more legislation.
The Texas Legislature could very well gavel out its special session next week without passing a “bathroom bill.”
The list of signatures includes several prominent conservative leaders in the local community.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Joe Straus had their first one-on-one meeting in months Monday afternoon.
Ron Nirenberg will have served as mayor of San Antonio for less than 50 days when he sits down with Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday.
Patrick’s remarks came halfway through a special legislative session in which lawmakers have repeatedly taken aim at local governments.
A memorial service quickly turned political amid a rancorous statewide debate over Senate Bill 4, the so-called “sanctuary cities” bill.