2021 Texas Legislature
April 16th, 2021
The Texas House of Representatives is set to debate a so-called “constitutional carry” bill that would allow Texans to carry handguns in public without a license.
March 30th, 2021
The Texas Senate on Monday unanimously approved a sweeping bill that would overhaul the state’s electricity industry and infrastructure, including mandating that power plants prepare for extreme weather and outlawing risky...
March 9th, 2021
For a Texas Republican legislator, voting against HB 803 Equal Parenting Bill this legislative session would mean voting against their own party platform and going against a top GOP issue. That is because at the Texas GOP...
February 23rd, 2021
Family attorneys are coming out and supporting Texas HB 803, the Equal Parenting Bill.
February 11th, 2021
Texas HB 803 the Equal Parenting bill will decrease domestic violence, just as it did in Kentucky, and it will unclog family courts to be able to focus on victims and situations involving domestic violence...
January 29th, 2021
The Texas Equal Parenting Bill HB 803 has been filed! It will make the new standard possession order starting point equal possession and access in custody cases when a Judge determines both parents are joint managing...
January 15th, 2021
State Rep. Joe Deshotel, D-Beaumont, told The Texas Tribune he tested positive Thursday — three days after lawmakers gaveled in for this year’s legislative session
January 11th, 2021
Our kids are hurting and even dying at staggering numbers when they do not have both parents involved equally in their lives. We must stop allowing the Family Court to contribute to this crisis and empower the Family Courts...
December 15th, 2020
Texas Equal Parenting law HB 803 should be passed this 2021 Legislative Session in order to uphold the Constitution and help millions of children being torn apart in Texas family courts due to unequal parenting standards,...
March 31st, 2021
Texas HB 803, the Equal Parenting Bill, will bring Texas together from both sides of the political aisle to help kids and society, but the bill will die if it doesn’t get a timely hearing.
March 22nd, 2021
The bills, which include mandating weatherization of power plants, reforming the ERCOT board and creating a state emergency communications system, are “a work in progress.”
March 5th, 2021
Texas State Senator Bryan Hughes is making a major move next week. It is expected that as early as Tuesday 3/9/2021, he will file SB 8 Heartbeat Bill which, if passed, would restrict abortion and protect unborn babies after...
February 22nd, 2021
Leaders of Texas’ executive and legislative branches met on Saturday to protect Texans from an expected spike in their energy bills. The meeting took place via a conference call attended by the governor, lieutenant governor...
February 11th, 2021
The Texas legislature began its 87th session on January 12th. In the Texas Senate where 18 votes are required to bring legislation to the floor, Republicans hold an 18-13 majority.
January 19th, 2021
Although the 2020 elections did not turn out the way many of us hoped, let’s all stay positive. Most of us have a lot to be thankful for!President Trump did an outstanding job as our leader for four years. We should thank...
January 13th, 2021
Here are the five things to watch as the session kicks off.
December 31st, 2020
It is probably safe to say that most of us will not think fondly on the calendar year of 2020. "Annus horribilis" is the Latin term for a horrible year we would rather forget. Now we look forward to 2021 in the hope that...
November 30th, 2020
In Texas, renters looking for a new home don’t have the same right to flood risk information that home buyers have. But that could change in the 2021 legislative session.