Five years before name, image and likeness laws changed the landscape of college athletics, Texas A&M men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams…
The resolution was passed in a 99-46 vote.
House members have filed nearly 240 proposed tweaks to the massive spending plan and are expected to spend hours taking votes on controversial issues ranging from Medicaid expansion to border security.
House managers have walked the impeachment article for former President Donald Trump’s trial across Capitol Hill to the Senate.
At least four Texas House members have tested positive for the coronavirus since the legislative session began this month.
Sherman did not say how he thought he contracted the virus. The House, which gaveled in for start of the 2021 legislative session last week, adjourned Jan. 14 and is not set to convene again until Tuesday.
The rules, which passed unanimously Thursday, will help govern the House during the Legislature’s 2021 session.
During the 2021 legislative session, The Texas Tribune is streaming the Texas House and Senate chambers, which you can watch here. Lawmakers will be discussing everything from the state budget and health care to education policy and the impact of the coronavirus. The session runs from Jan. 12 to May 31.
The full extent of the assault on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters is coming into sharper focus, with scenes of violence so vast they are difficult to grasp.
Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday night "violence never wins," as he spoke in the Senate Chamber more than six hours after pro-Trump mo…
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect everyday life, Texas legislators know that it won't be business as usual at the Capitol during the 2021 legislative session. But how different things will be is still an issue they're working to resolve.
The Texas Legislature is supposed to convene in January — and would ordinarily be holding public hearings on various issues between now and then. That begs a question: Is there a safe way to open the Texas Capitol to lawmakers and the public?
It is unclear what a Senate trial will look like or how long it will last. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested that it will begin…
Yes, but that would be unprecedented. Senate rules call on the person impeached, or a representative, to answer the charges. The Clinton legal team that handled those tasks in 1999 included his top White House lawyers, but also Dale Bumpers, a former Democratic senator from Arkansas who was at ease in the chamber in which he served for nearly a quarter-century. White House counsel Pat Cipollone appears to be coordinating Trump's defense.
The recording of a meeting between Bonnen and hardline conservative Michael Quinn Sullivan has not been publicly released, but Sullivan has said that Bonnen offered Sullivan's activist group media credentials in return for politically targeting 10 House members.
The legislation, Senate Bill 9, has several provisions, including one that would make it a felony for Texans who vote when they’re ineligible — even if they do so unknowingly.
Two rival budget proposals offer a starting point for debate between the two chambers on public school funding and property tax relief.