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Rep. Dustin Burrows Endorsed by Governor Abbott Despite Empower Texans Controversy

Rep. Dustin Burrows Endorsed by Governor Abbott Despite Empower Texans Controversy

McKenzie Taylor August 22, 2019
Governor Abbott has endorsed embattled Rep. Dustin Burrows' reelection bid after the Lubbock Republican resigned as chair of the House GOP Caucus.
Lance Gooden Hosts Town Hall in Hometown of Terrell

Lance Gooden Hosts Town Hall in Hometown of Terrell

Sarah McConnell August 22, 2019
Rep. Lance Gooden held a town hall in his hometown of Terrell on Tuesday to hear from constituents before Congress returns in September.
Governor Abbott Considers Applications for DFPS Commissioner Appointment

Governor Abbott Considers Applications for DFPS Commissioner Appointment

Daniel Friend August 22, 2019
Documents show that three people have applied for the DFPS position: one judge, Sandee Bryan Marion, and two current employees of the department, John Lee and Jim Sylvester.
Chip Roy’s Raucous San Antonio Townhall Began Unruly, But Finished Civilly

Chip Roy’s Raucous San Antonio Townhall Began Unruly, But Finished Civilly

Brad Johnson August 21, 2019
Congressman Chip Roy has gained a high-profile during his short time in Congress after taking firm stances on the border, the budget, and other issues.
Back to School: A-F System, Community Groups Keep Texas Parents Engaged and Informed

Back to School: A-F System, Community Groups Keep Texas Parents Engaged and Informed

Holly Hansen August 21, 2019
It's that time of year again. As millions of Texas kids head back to school, parents have resources at their disposal to keep them up to speed and engaged in the classroom.
Uber Hub in Dallas Gets the Green Light from Governor Abbott

Uber Hub in Dallas Gets the Green Light from Governor Abbott

Brad Johnson August 20, 2019
According to the governor, the Texas Enterprise Fund's taxpayer-backed grant funding for Uber could yield $75 million in capital investment.
Austin City Council Members Propose Budget Amendment to Fund Abortion Logistics

Austin City Council Members Propose Budget Amendment to Fund Abortion Logistics

Daniel Friend August 20, 2019
In an attempt to circumvent a new state law banning local funding of abortion providers, Austin City Council members are attempting to fund groups that provide logistics for women seeking abortions.
Julián Castro Officially Qualifies for the September Presidential Debate

Julián Castro Officially Qualifies for the September Presidential Debate

Brad Johnson August 20, 2019
With the Iowa caucus less than six months away, Castro is running out of time to close the support gap and compete with the frontrunners.
At Least 23 Texas Government Entities Targeted in Cyber Attack

At Least 23 Texas Government Entities Targeted in Cyber Attack

Sarah McConnell August 19, 2019
State and federal agencies are currently investigating a series of cyber-attacks targeted at local government entities across Texas.