This week — the “Save Women’s Sports Act” finds a path to a GOP-controlled committee, a pro-life Democrat signs onto “rape and incest" exception, and Abbott makes six appointments to an energy oversight body.
This week — attorney general candidates’ records are compared, a GOP lawmaker files a “rape and incest” exception to the Heartbeat Bill, and a national group releases its 2021 legislative grades for Texas lawmakers.
This week — an attorney general opinion leaves abandoned House seats to the courts, 20 Democrats form a caucus to oppose “right-wing” legislation, and truant legislators owe three-quarters of a million dollars in repayments.
This week — House Democrats who stopped participating in the quorum break are listed, the governor opts to pause elective procedures, and the state’s redistricting tools are set to be ready by September.
This week — a lawmaker files a bill to vacate seats of absent legislators, two Texas legislators are arrested in Washington, D.C., and another GOP challenger jumps into the race against a suburban Democrat.