2021 Texas Legislature
July 9th, 2021
Texas lawmakers were back in Austin Thursday after wrapping up the 87th regular legislative session just over a month ago. Gov. Greg Abbott called a special session to work on what he considers unfinished business.
June 2nd, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a slate of legislation Tuesday that targets protesters and restricts cities’ abilities to reduce police budgets.
May 27th, 2021
Texas may soon approve a bill to require power generation companies to better prepare their facilities to withstand extreme weather.
May 25th, 2021
The Texas House and Senate on Monday advanced two separate proposals that aim to stop the state’s most populous cities and counties from cutting law enforcement funding.
May 7th, 2021
In Texas, HB 9 would make blocking a roadway a state jail felony if the offense also prevented the passage of an emergency vehicle or blocked a hospital entrance.
May 5th, 2021
I don't take a back seat to anyone on supporting our Second Amendment right to bear arms! I have a Texas License to Carry a Handgun (LTC) and frequently exercise my right to bear arms pretty much everywhere I go.
April 29th, 2021
The HB 803 hearing showed that the people of Texas want Equal Parenting. Kids are hurting and need equal access to both fit parents. Texas HB 803, the Equal Parenting Bill, deserves a timely vote out of committee for a full...
April 27th, 2021
The Texas Legislature is considering bills that would ban homeless encampments statewide, almost two years after the city of Austin decided to lift a similar local ban — a move that critics say triggered the proliferation of...
April 19th, 2021
House Bill 1927 would nix the requirement for Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns if they’re not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a gun. Texans under current state law must generally be...
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.
July 8th, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott has announced the agenda for the special legislative session that begins Thursday, asking lawmakers to prioritize 11 issues that largely appeal to conservatives who wanted more out of the regular session....
June 1st, 2021
Before the events of Sunday night, some Texas Republicans were declaring this session the most conservative in the state’s recent history after they passed bills allowing permitless carry of handguns and restricting abortion...
May 26th, 2021
The Democrats delayed and deflected as they tried to run out the clock on bills they oppose. Republicans strategized to push through bills they’d worked on all session.
May 12th, 2021
Equal Parenting is important for kids who are hurting without equal access to both fit and loving parents. Equal Parenting is important for women to achieve true equality, and for fathers who frequently get cut out of the...
May 6th, 2021
Let me be clear – not a single dollar of state revenue or taxes should go to subsidize attacks on the livelihoods of hardworking Texans by leftist corporate boards or universities.
April 30th, 2021
At the April 2021 hearing for the Texas HB 803 Equal Parenting Bill, Representative Ramos questioned if it was harmful and bad for children to have to go back and forth between parents in an equal parenting arrangement.
April 28th, 2021
History books will show who stood against the last frontier of equality, and who ignored the 150 people who testified at the HB 803 hearing at the Texas Capitol April 26, 2021 in favor of HB 803, vs. only a handful of people...
April 20th, 2021
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Monday that the state Senate does not currently have the votes to pass permitless carry of handguns but that he will try to see if there is a "path" to change that.
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...