The seat in HD 125 became vacant when Justin Rodriguez was sworn in as Bexar County Commissioner, triggering a special election for his former office in the Texas Legislature.
In 2017, Patrick pushed for the controversial measure that would have restricted the use of certain public facilities for transgender Texans, but it failed to become law.
Abbott discussed his agenda for the 86th legislative session during an interview Tuesday with The Texas Tribune.
Candidate filing closes on Jan. 14, and early voting begins Jan. 28.
Senate Bill 90 aims to increase the number of “debilitating” medical conditions that qualify for the Texas Compassionate Use Program.
Home rule was at the center of discussion between local and state officials during a panel at the Rivard Report’s first annual San Antonio CityFest on Saturday.
This November, 79 women are running for State Legislature seats, and four women are running for statewide office.
Republican Pete Flores credits his successful flip of Senate District 19 to a campaign based on “core values we all have.”
Republican Pete Flores secured 53 percent of the vote while opponent Pete Gallego had 47 percent.
In December, the House updated its sexual harassment policy after reports put a spotlight on widespread misconduct.