Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones announced she would challenge U.S. Rep. Will Hurd of Helotes again in 2020 after she lost by about 900 votes in 2018.
Former San Antonio Mayor and presidential candidate Julián Castro is touting a “sweeping new approach and commitment” to education at the federal level.
State Rep. Dan Huberty tabled until 2021 a proposal to pay for long-term school district tax cuts by raising the state sales tax.
Presidential candidate Julián Castro said he’s surpassed the 65,000-donor threshold, giving him a spot in the first Democratic presidential debate.
The Texas House approved a property tax reform package on a 107-40 margin after about six hours of debate Tuesday.
Allies of Rep. Joaquín Castro are frustrated by his camp’s delay, but aides to the San Antonio Democrat say a decision on a Senate run is imminent.
The new Senate version of a school finance bill would raise the base funding per student and provide money for free full-day pre-K for low-income students.
Legislators have been battling over this question for decades – and soon Texas voters may get to decide.
The Texas Senate passed a bill Tuesday that could provide relief to Texans slapped with surprise medical bills when health care providers and insurance companies disagree on the costs of medical treatments.
The two-year, $248 billion spending plan includes $2.7 billion for property tax relief but contains no specifics on how to spend those funds.