Julián Castro’s campaign is suggesting that it no longer sees having a national platform as a must. Instead, it’s staking its hopes on a strong finish in Iowa, Nevada and Castro’s home state of Texas.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd nodded to one of his political priorities with his endorsement of candidate Tony Gonzales: helping create a more diverse Texas GOP.
In May, the Texas Transportation Commission established an ambitious goal of ending all road fatalities by 2050, budgeting $600 million to enhance safety.
Texas voters also offered wide support of funding for parks and the adoption of retired law enforcement animals by their handlers.
Beto O’Rourke announced his decision to drop out of the presidential race Friday evening, ahead of a major Democratic gathering here in Iowa.
State Rep. Roland Gutierrez will announce he’s running for Senate in District 19, a seat won by Republican Pete Flores in a 2018 special election.
Members of Texas’ Congressional delegation are putting in last requests as a vote for the long-awaited revamped NAFTA approaches the U.S. House floor. – via @TexasTribune
First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020. – via @TexasTribune
Julián Castro raised $3.5 million in the last quarter but told supporters Monday he’ll end his campaign unless he raises $800,000 by the end of October. – via @TexasTribune
A 64-minute recording of a hardline conservative activist’s June meeting with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and another top GOP member was released Tuesday.