At least one Texas Democrat returned to Austin from Washington D.C. to talk with Republicans about voting legislation that prompted Democrats to leave the state in the first place.
A COVID-19 outbreak among the renegade Texas Democrats in D.C has jeopardized their chances of meeting with President Joe Biden on voting rights.
More than 50 Texas House Democrats who left the state to stop elections law changes say they aren't coming back until the special legislative session is over. Republicans are now saying the protest is holding up bond reform legislation.
A large group of faith leaders from Friendship West Baptist Church left Dallas Thursday morning headed to the state capitol to rally for voting rights and to show their support for the Democrats who are in Washington.
It's the third day of the Democrats’ dramatic escape from Austin, in what Texas Republicans would call a desertion.
ERCOT penned a lengthy statement to the public on how it will restore trust following widespread power outages during the February winter storm that now cost an estimated 210 lives and billions of dollars in overall damage across the state.
Lee Merritt launched his campaign for attorney general Tuesday morning with an emphasis on the voting rights battle that prompted state House Democrats to flee the state Monday.
Gov. Greg Abbott is threatening to arrest the House Democrats if they do not show up to vote on a Republican election bill. But it may be weeks before that happens. They are prepared to stay in Washington D.C. until the special session ends.
The controversial bills targeting transgender athletes would require transgender student-athletes K-12 to compete in sports corresponding to their gender assigned at birth.
Democrats in the Texas House are headed to Washington D.C. to break quorum and prevent passage of a controversial GOP voting bill in the Texas Legislature.
Republican majority committees in both chambers advanced divisive voting bills Sunday. The vote came in after public hearings Saturday that went into the early morning hours.
Members of the Texas Legislature were back examining voting laws during the special session Saturday.
The first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas showed that the Republican party remains very much the party of Donald Trump.
Democratic state senators said they have what amounts to "compromise legislation" for changes to Texas voting laws.
The special session is a last-ditch effort to get items that are important to the governor passed.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced the agenda for the special legislative session, which starts Thursday. Among the topics to be addressed: border security, social media censorship, critical race theory and election reform.
The letter lists areas of immediate action he wants taken following February’s deadly winter storm, including offering incentives to add natural gas, coal, and nuclear power plants to the grid. But he is punishing renewable resources, like wind and solar, if they don’t provide what he calls an adequate amount of power.
Long-time State Senator Jane Nelson, of Flower Mound, will not run for re-election in 2022.
Republican Allen West said that he will run for governor of Texas in a bid to again seize on restless anger from the right.
Authors of the book, “Forget the Alamo,” and the publisher say the cancellation of the event at the Bullock Museum amounts to censorship from Texas Republican elected leaders.