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Finally! A Quorum In The Texas House
Finally! A Quorum In The Texas House
On Thursday, the Texas House Democrats obstruction and stunt campaign came to an end when enough Democrats returned to the House Floor. That took some in their party by surprise and strongly worded letters and tweets were sent out by Democrats who were angry that work would now continue on legislation dealing with voter integrity laws, bail reform, a 13th paycheck for retired teachers. The... Read
Time Running Out On The First Special Session For Texas Lawmakers
Time Running Out On The First Special Session For Texas Lawmakers
The Texas House Democrats who fled to Washington, D.C. only have a handful of days left before they are able to run out the clock on the first special session. In Texas, the Governor can call a special session when the legislature is out of regular session, and he can call as many as he wants, but they only last thirty days and for this special session, day thirty is on Friday...
Burrows Says “It’s Just A Matter Of Time” Until Republicans Pass Voter Integrity Bills
Burrows Says “It’s Just A Matter Of Time” Until Republicans Pass Voter Integrity Bills
Listen to the full interview with State Representative Dustin Burrows above. What are Republican House members of the Texas Legislature doing while House Democrats are in Washington, D.C.? Talking and strategizing. That according to Chairman Dustin Burrows is how Republicans are spending their days while under a call of the House. ...
House Democrats Willing To Kill Funds For Retired Teachers & Foster Care
House Democrats Willing To Kill Funds For Retired Teachers & Foster Care
Texas House Democrats know they are going to lose. Maybe not this week. Maybe not next week. But at some point, they will have to vote on voter integrity legislation and they will lose. They know this and the media knows this. Yet, the Democrats are willing to kill other pieces of legislation that would help so many, just so they can vacation in Washington and be seen on CNN and MSNBC...