The last few days have brought tearful, angry debate over abortion, religious discrimination, and LGBTQ rights.
Articles by Carlos Sanchez
May 16, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
House lawmakers are watching the clock as a key lawmaker's absence from the Capitol has suddenly imperiled a controversial elections measure.
May 2, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The Big Three are desperate to save their property tax proposal. Among the ideas to buy down property taxes is an increase in the oil and gas severance tax.
May 1, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The San Antonio congressman said he feels he can accomplish more in the majority party in the U.S. House
Apr 24, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
Rosie Castro is known in San Antonio as a firebrand political activist. Her son is a cautious career politician running for president. But don’t let appearances deceive you—they’re fighting the same fight.
Apr 22, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The state’s senior U.S. senator is calling out Joaquin Castro and MJ Hegar in particular.
Apr 17, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The senators who will help finalize the state budget—which affects 28 million Texans—are all white and Republican, and four of the five are from the Houston area.
Apr 15, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
In a powerful floor speech Monday, Senator Kel Seliger offers a demonstration of decency that diminishes the lieutenant governor’s raw power play.
Apr 12, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
Unless a compromise can be reached next week, Patrick's decision to move forward will upend decades of Senate tradition.
Apr 10, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The governor, lieutenant governor and speaker line up behind a penny increase to the sales tax to provide property tax relief.