In the pantheon of lawmaker-involved squabbles, what happened at the J.W. Marriott hotel in Austin on Wednesday night probably doesn’t rank higher (lower?) than the time Borris Miles whipped out a gun at a party, or the time Bob Bullock pulled a gun on…
These two state legislators just might hold the key to the coming legislative session.
House speaker Joe Straus asks President Trump to stop the policy, while State Representative César Blanco asks Abbott to cease National Guard deployment.
Retiring House Speaker Joe Straus helped finance business backlash against social conservatives.
Abbott and Patrick are bringing the power of incumbency to bear against a Rebellion of educators, business leaders and moderate Republicans.
Dan Patrick’s defense of state education spending is also a pretty good argument for an income tax.
Dan Patrick’s Scorched-Earth Potty Politics.
In jab at Senate, House budget proposal makes $1.5 billion in property tax relief contingent on school finance overhaul.
House Speaker warns that transgender restrictions could cost San Antonio $243 million.
Speaker wins fifth term unanimously, sort of.