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State House Postpones Bill That Would Ban Taxpayer-Funding of Lobbyists

State House Postpones Bill That Would Ban Taxpayer-Funding of Lobbyists

Brad Johnson May 17, 2019
A Senate bill under consideration in the House would eliminate the practice of taxpayer-funded lobbyists advocating on issues related to taxation and bonds.
Chick-fil-A Religious Liberty Bill Still Alive in the Texas Legislature

Chick-fil-A Religious Liberty Bill Still Alive in the Texas Legislature

Tony Guajardo May 17, 2019
Legislation aimed at protecting individuals and businesses who donate to religious causes is still alive after a bipartisan vote in the Texas Senate.
U.S.-China Trade War Growing Concern For Texas Farmers

U.S.-China Trade War Growing Concern For Texas Farmers

Brad Johnson May 16, 2019
With the 10th largest economy in the world, Texas may find the trade war with China to have an outsized impact on key industries, including agriculture.
BREAKING: Pro-life Group Relocates Woman During Night Shift After Hospital Refuses Care

BREAKING: Pro-life Group Relocates Woman During Night Shift After Hospital Refuses Care

Tony Guajardo May 16, 2019
Texas Right to Life helped transfer Carolyn Jones out of Memorial Hermann last night to a new facility after the hospital refused to issue dialysis.
New Poll Shows Texas Presidential Contenders Behind in Democrat Primary

New Poll Shows Texas Presidential Contenders Behind in Democrat Primary

Brad Johnson May 16, 2019
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke and former mayor Julián Castro barely register in a new Pennsylvania presidential primary poll as two dozen candidates compete for the nomination.
Texas House Approves Raising the Smoking Age to 21

Texas House Approves Raising the Smoking Age to 21

Brad Johnson May 15, 2019
The legislation will now head to conference committee as Texas moves one step closer to raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21.
UPDATE: Beaumont Woman Awaits Transfer as Texas Senate Reforms 10-Day Rule

UPDATE: Beaumont Woman Awaits Transfer as Texas Senate Reforms 10-Day Rule

Tony Guajardo May 15, 2019
Carolyn Jones is still alive as her family works to transfer her to a new facility. Meanwhile, the Texas Senate just passed a reform to the 10-Day Rule.
House Expected to Strip Paper Audit from Election Integrity Bill

House Expected to Strip Paper Audit from Election Integrity Bill

Katie Fisher May 15, 2019
The House is expected to strip language from an election integrity bill that would require a paper audit of electronic voting machines in future elections.
Beto’s “Moderate” Healthcare Proposal Would Ban Private Medicine, Experts Say

Beto’s “Moderate” Healthcare Proposal Would Ban Private Medicine, Experts Say

Tony Guajardo May 14, 2019
Beto O’Rourke faces criticism about his support for “Medicare for America" as he continues his bid to secure the Democratic nomination for President.