Local leaders responded to leaked audio that revealed Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s aim to undermine cities and counties through State preemption.
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.
Commentary: What the 10 Republicans on Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s would-be hit list have in common: They all voted against one of Bonnen’s pet bills.
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.
Republican leaders sent a letter Thursday to Texas district and county attorneys, emphasizing that a new hemp law does not decriminalize marijuana.
The Texas House approved a property tax reform package on a 107-40 margin after about six hours of debate Tuesday.
The proposal would boost the sales tax from 6.25% to 7.25%, generating revenue for property tax relief, if voters approve a constitutional amendment.
A two-year spending plan passed by the Texas House late Wednesday night includes a $9 billion boost in state funding for public education.
The Texas House Appropriations Committee has approved the 2020-21 spending plan, House Bill 1, which moves to the floor of the 150-member House.