The Dallas Democrat is running for governor against one of the most popular and well-funded incumbents in recent memory.
Sen. Craig Estes’ Senate Bill 18 would require cities and counties to get voter approval if they plan to spend a certain amount more than they did in a previous year.
In what seems to be an overture to the House, Gov. Greg Abbott added two new education-related issues to his special session call Thursday: school finance reform and increased benefits for retired teachers.
San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and 15 local superintendents sent a letter urging the State to leave such privacy matters to local education leaders.
A fast-moving Senate gave early approval to critical “sunset legislation” on Wednesday afternoon.
On July 18, San Antonio lawmakers return to Austin for a 30-day special session called by Gov. Greg Abbott, who has a lengthy agenda.
Some conservative political leaders mistakenly equate transgender individuals and others in the LGBTQIA community with sexual deviancy and criminal behavior.
Greg Abbott is running for governor again.
A liberal watchdog group says $34 million in campaign donations from real estate and construction industries “paved the way” for this month’s special session agenda.
Texas Democrats may not have a full statewide slate yet, but they are seeing early and intense interest in several congressional races.