Nearly 300 bills have already been filed by Monday morning; the vast majority of them will never make it to the governor's desk to become law.
The Angleton Republican says he has 109 commitments when 76 are needed to elect him to the leadership post.
Governor Greg Abbott emerged as the top vote-getter on Election Day.
Gina Ortiz Jones said she's not ready to call for a recount in a race that is separated by only hundreds of votes.
While O'Rourke lost the race, there was a lot of love in the El Paso stadium.
At Houston's Post Oak Hilton on election night, supporters gathered to cheer and celebrate their candidate.
Ted Cruz won the Senate election, but he had no coattails. Some takeaways from election night.
An evening that included the unseating of longtime Congressman Pete Sessions saw the historic election of the state's first two Latinas to Congress.
A spirited campaign by opponent Beto O’Rourke made the race a national obsession.
The Republican calls for unity in Texas in his victory speech.