Even though Texas Democrats have effectively sidelined the state House in hopes of blocking a voting restrictions bill, the Senate is nearing …
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After House Democrats left the state Monday in an attempt to block passage of a GOP election bill during the special legislative session, attention turned to the Republicans and what they can do to get the priority legislation passed.
A Democrat walkout in the state House of Representatives members isn’t a good move politically, when it comes to representing constituents, said state Rep. Jay Dean, R-Longview.
WASHINGTON — Shortly after landing in Washington D.C. in an effort to deny the Texas House a quorum to block a voting restrictions bill, House Democrats indicated they plan to remain out of state until the end of the special legislative session that ends Aug. 6.
It took Nancy Crowther three hours, four public bus rides and an impressive amount of gumption to make sure her vote counted in the 2020 elect…
A group that includes Texas House Democrats and legislative staffers is asking the Texas Supreme Court to override Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent v…
Gov. Greg Abbott has set a special session of the Texas Legislature starting July 8, his office announced Tuesday.
AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott followed through on his threat and vetoed Friday the new state budget’s line item providing for legislative staff pay.
State Rep. Jay Dean’s list of accomplishments from the recent legislative session was topped Thursday by a successful effort to kill a bill that likely would have wrecked plans for a Gap Inc. distribution center in Longview.
The Texas Legislature has given approval for the region's first medical school after lawmakers OK'd authorizing the Health Science Center at UT Tyler to put resources toward gaining accreditation for a doctor of medicine program.