Former Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has decided to challenge current Commissioner George P. Bush in next year’s Republican primary.
Lawmakers who agreed earlier this year to dedicate tens of millions of dollars to update the Alamo are now asking for greater transparency about how the money is being spent.
Chip Roy — a former senior staffer to multiple top Texas Republicans, including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz — is running for Congress, looking to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio).
Former State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer is running for his old Texas House seat, setting up a primary battle with fellow San Antonio Democrat Diana Arévalo.
It appears that Texas will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case against the state’s restrictions on language interpreters at the ballot box.
Texans in Congress are set to face a dizzying docket of legislation in the coming days, ranging from a tax overhaul to children’s health insurance.
Citing inflation and state funding worries, most public universities in Texas are raising tuition by a few percentage points for 2018.
U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro and former Ambassador Antonio Garza said political discourse about immigration has shifted in the last 20 years to a harsher tone.
The symposium will explore the recent actions of the Texas Legislature, the rhetoric on the subject out of Washington, and the human cost of immigration.
Interviews with current and former lawmakers and legislative aides indicate sexual harassment regularly goes unchecked at the Texas Capitol.