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.
The bill passed on a party-line vote, 94 to 53.
The 93-54 vote fell along party lines and came after one of the slowest moving but most emotional legislative days at the state Capitol.
Is it worth Castro giving up his seat in Congress for a long-shot challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, particularly when another Democrat is already running?
Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted the political clout of minority voters in drawing the State’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday.
At issue is a controversial accounting maneuver intended by the Senate to free up $2.5 billion by strategically delaying a payment to the state’s highway fund.
The latest version of the Legislature’s bill to outlaw “sanctuary cities” in Texas is a scaled down version of what the state Senate passed out in February.
A Mexican reporter has been detained by federal officials despite having passed an initial test to determine whether he faces a “credible fear” back home.
A Texas House member’s proposal would cut $3 million from Gov. Greg Abbott’s homeland security budget and give it to victims of human trafficking.
If you were running government like a business, wouldn’t you be using your cash-flow fund for cash flow? Here’s the situation.