If you’re going to traffick in conspiracy theories, at least be nice about it.
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.
Many Texans think their property taxes are too high. But the highly regressive sales tax would put even more of a burden on those who can least afford it.
In a powerful floor speech Monday, Senator Kel Seliger offers a demonstration of decency that diminishes the lieutenant governor’s raw power play.
Unless a compromise can be reached next week, Patrick's decision to move forward will upend decades of Senate tradition.
The rookie lawmaker stunned the Texas Senate.
The Austin senator grills the secretary of state to get to the bottom of the controversial elections advisory.
One of the most anticipated lists in Texas politics will be publicly deliberated for the first time.
The first step in that direction came from Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, who announced a bill that would give Texas teachers a $5,000 pay raise.
The 86th Legislature convenes at noon on Tuesday. Here's a primer on some of this year’s action.