Fed up with California, some conservatives look to Texas – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Fed up with California, some conservatives look to TexasLos Angeles TimesSo they turned to Paul Chabot, a 43-year-old Republican who says he's discovered the perfect place for them: Collin County in north Texas. He moved there late last year, bailing on his native California after a second failed run for Congress. In […]

‘Bathroom Bills’ Get Second Life in Special Session – The Texas Observer

Austin American-Statesman 'Bathroom Bills' Get Second Life in Special SessionThe Texas Observer… Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick monkey-wrenched the 85th Texas Legislature as lawmakers entered the final days of the regular session, threatening to hold must-pass legislation hostage unless he got his way on a couple of red-meat conservative items.Texas lawmakers show their special session agenda […]

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the transgender ‘bathroom buddy’ – Washington Post

Washington Post Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the transgender 'bathroom buddy'Washington PostEvery time lawmakers float bills seeking to bar transgender people from using the bathrooms of their choice, the same crucial questions arise: How would such a measure be enforced? Who, exactly, would be there to make sure that people use facilities …Texas Senate moves […]

Texas lawmakers show their special session agenda opinions with pins – Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman Texas lawmakers show their special session agenda opinions with pinsAustin American-StatesmanAbbott called a special session to address issues that didn't make the cut by sine die of the regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature. Lawmakers can only address topics that are on the governor's 20-item agenda, which largely consists of …Never Say […]

Senator Creighton authors Pro-Life insurance bill

Austin, July 18 – Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) filed Senate Bill 8 to protect pro-life Texans from unknowingly or unwillingly subsidizing others’ abortion coverage through their insurance premiums and tax dollars. “Texans deserve the right to decide where their insurance and tax dollars go,” said Senator Creighton. “As a pro-life Texan, I don’t believe anyone should […]

Bathroom Bill Tests Clout of Rare Moderate in Increasingly Conservative Texas – New York Times

New York Times Bathroom Bill Tests Clout of Rare Moderate in Increasingly Conservative TexasNew York TimesState Representative Joe Straus, the speaker of the Texas House, has long employed a mild-mannered, commerce-focused brand of Republican politics in the mold of former Gov. George W. Bush. Since 2009, when legislators first elected him speaker, …Trump administration awards $2.3 […]

Texas lands ESPN 300 recruit in WR Al’Vonte Woodard – ESPN

ESPN Texas lands ESPN 300 recruit in WR Al'Vonte WoodardESPNSince the hiring of coach Tom Herman in Austin, winning recruiting battles in the Houston area has become a central focus for Texas in the 2018 class. On Saturday afternoon, ESPN 300 wide receiver Al'Vonte Woodard committed to the Longhorns over …Texas nabs 4-star WR Al'Vonte Woodard […]

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