The double homicides at Texas A&M Commerce earlier this month carried out by Jacques Dshawn Smith have resulted in greater scrutiny over progressive bail policies in Dallas County.
The Texan reached out to the three Republican candidates in the primary race for House District 45 and asked them what their top policy priorities would be if elected. Here are their responses.
With early voting underway and Super Tuesday fast approaching, here is a look at the priorities of candidates vying to replace retiring Rep. Jonathan Stickland in the Texas House.
Incumbent Harris County D.A. Kim Ogg is facing challengers from all sides amid rising concerns over crime. Audia Jones, a challenger to Ogg, is pushing to eliminate cash bail for many felons.