Straus, a powerful moderate Republican who has served as speaker for five terms, reported nearly $10 million in unspent campaign cash through June.
The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a serious setback to those hoping Texas would see new congressional and House district maps ahead of the 2018 elections.
A federal judge has tossed out a new law softening Texas’ strict voter identification requirements. Texas’ attorney general says he will appeal the ruling.
Attorney General Ken Paxton is appealing the ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court and trying to keep the boundaries intact for the 2018 elections
Federal judges have invalidated the 35th Congressional District, ruling that it must be fixed by the Legislature or a federal court.
Judges had trouble swallowing the State’s defense of political maps that minority groups say minimize the political clout of Latino and black Texans.
Texas’ new voter identification law fully absolves the state from discriminating against minority voters, the Department of Justice argues in a legal filing.
Uresti, a personal injury attorney, has been entwined in a complicated saga involving FourWinds Logistics, which sold sand used in hydraulic fracturing
SAN ANTONIO — As the 2018 election cycle nears, it appears Texas and its legal foes are headed for a trial — yet again — over what the state’s House and congressional boundaries will look like, and it will likely come this summer.
Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted the political clout of minority voters in drawing the State’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday.