Commentary: Following the latest mass shooting, Dan Patrick, John Cornyn, and Greg Abbott want to talk about anything but guns.
Gov. Greg Abbott vowed to help defeat Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, at state and federal levels in 2020 election.
Election security was top of mind as Texas’ county election administrators met in Austin, but the top state election official’s job remains vacant.
Republican leaders sent a letter Thursday to Texas district and county attorneys, emphasizing that a new hemp law does not decriminalize marijuana.
Under a new state law, the commission is charged with weighing options for judicial selection reform and producing a report by Dec. 31, 2020.
While a census citizenship question was temporarily blocked, a federal judge will consider whether the Trump administration’s motives were discriminatory.
The troops will help at temporary holding facilities in the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso and aid Border Patrol units along ports of entry, officials said.
The 2020-21 budget, which state lawmakers approved in May, includes a significant boost in spending compared with two years ago.
– via @TexasTribune
Gov. Greg Abbott signed Tuesday the high-priority House Bill 3, boosting per-student funding, reducing property taxes across the state – via @TexasTribune
Texas’ top political leaders announced that the Legislature had reached agreements on top priorities, including school finance and property tax reform.