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Rep. Jonathan Stickland’s Not Running Again and You Can Thank the Lord
Stickland Not Running Again
Curtains down for the notoriously belligerent legislator, aka Sticky

News, June 24, 2019

Abbott to Send 1,000 National Guard Troops to Texas Border
Abbott to Send 1,000 National Guard Troops to Texas Border
Slams Congress as "reprobates" for failing border security

News, June 21, 2019

A Year After Austin's Passage of the Freedom Cities Policies, Activists Urge APD to Do Better
A Year After Austin's Passage of the Freedom Cities Policies, Activists Urge APD to Do Better
Organizations applaud headway made, but say there's more work to be done

News, June 20, 2019

The Toll Anti-Choice Laws Have on Real Lives
The Toll Anti-Choice Laws Have on Real Lives
UT researcher interviewed 603 women about the barriers facing abortion care in Texas

News, June 20, 2019

East Austin Planned Parenthood Safe … For Now
East Austin Planned Parenthood Safe … For Now
New state law shouldn't impact East Seventh clinic

News, June 17, 2019

Supreme Court Weighs in on Fetal Burial Law
Supreme Court Weighs in on Fetal Burial Law
Indiana law upheld, Texas suit to move ahead

News, June 13, 2019

Joaquin Castro and Lloyd Doggett Demand Voter Purge Documents
Joaquin Castro and Lloyd Doggett Demand Voter Purge Documents
If state leaders have “nothing to hide, why wouldn’t they turn those documents over?”

News, June 13, 2019

Council Holds Off on Boycotting Alabama for Restrictive Abortion Laws
Council Won't Boycott Alabama For Now
Abortion protest could do more harm than good, say advocates

News, June 7, 2019

Ken Paxton Sues San Antonio for Cockblocking Chick-fil-A
Ken Paxton Sues San Antonio for Cockblocking Chick-fil-A
Attorney general keeps choking the chicken

News, June 6, 2019

David Whitley Back in Abbott’s Office With Promotion, Raise
David Whitley Back in Abbott’s Office With Promotion, Raise
Disgraced former secretary of state keeps failing upward

News, June 6, 2019

Lawmakers Do Little to Support Women's Health
Lawmakers Do Little to Support Women's Health
When it comes to controlling women's autonomy, facts never matter at the Capitol

News, May 30, 2019

Rare Wins for Workers' Rights at the Texas Lege
Rare Wins for Workers' Rights at the Texas Lege
Cities win against local preemption bills

News, May 30, 2019

Whitley Sinks, Voting Rights Don't
Whitley Sinks, Voting Rights Don't
Abbott's SoS nominee resigns as extreme voter suppression bill tanks

News, May 30, 2019

Voter Purge Leader David Whitley Resigns
David Whitley Resigns
Embattled SoS calls it quits after discriminatory voter purge

News, May 27, 2019

Bad Bills Bite the Dust at the Legislature
Bad Bills Bite the Dust at the Legislature
Anti-voter, anti-worker, anti-woman, pro-slave-owner bills dead – for now

News, May 23, 2019

Women's Health Care Left Unsaved at Lege
Women's Health Care Left Unsaved at Lege
Bill targeting local Planned Parenthood moves toward adoption

News, May 23, 2019

Legislative Attack on Eastside Planned Parenthood Closer to Finish Line
House Passes Bill That Aims at Austin Planned Parenthood
House-approved SB 22 jeopardizes basic preventive community care

News, May 18, 2019

House Committee Hears
House Committee Hears Voter Suppression Bill
SB 9 would punish voter form errors with state jail felonies

News, May 16, 2019

Texas Anti-Choice Legislation Continues to Damage Health Care and Undermine Local Control
Texas Anti-Choice Legislation Continues to Damage Health Care and Undermine Local Control
As GOP postures with SB 22, women’s health care pays the price

News, May 16, 2019

Texas Secretary of State Gets Schooled on Voting Rights
Texas Secretary of State Gets Schooled on Voting Rights
Meanwhile, a hefty TV ad targets voter suppression bill

News, May 16, 2019

Legislation Sent to Senate Could Help More Moms Survive Postpartum Life
Legislation Sent to Senate Could Help More Moms Survive Postpartum Life
The lower chamber acts on maternal mortality

News, May 16, 2019

Senate Passes Severe Fetal Disability Abortion Ban
Senate OKs Fetal Disability Abortion Ban
Women would be forced to give birth to non-viable fetuses

News, May 13, 2019

No Sales Tax for Schools
No Sales Tax for Schools
Senate approves its version of school finance, with a few notable changes

News, May 9, 2019

Local Businesses Stand Up for Sick Leave
Local Businesses Stand Up for Sick Leave
Committee hears bills that would prevent Austin from regulating certain employment practices

News, May 9, 2019

Texas Senate Passes Forced Abortion Counseling Bill
Senate OKs Abortion Counseling Bill
SB 2234: A "dangerous expansion of state power"

News, May 3, 2019

House Democrats Introduce Bill to Protect Transgender Texans
House Democrats Introduce Bill to Protect Transgender Texans
HB 1513 would expand scope of James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Act

News, May 2, 2019

What Time Is It in Texas?
What Time Is It in Texas?
Texas House wants to let voters decide whether to keep daylight saving time

News, May 2, 2019

Open Carry for School Marshals?
Open Carry for School Marshals?
Senate wants to let school districts decide if marshals can open-carry guns on campus

News, May 2, 2019

North Austin Mosque Targeted Again
North Austin Mosque Targeted Again
Attempted arson latest in vandalisms attacking North Austin Muslim Community Center

News, May 2, 2019

Gun Advocate Wants Apology From Texas Speaker of the House
Gun Advocate Wants Apology From Texas Speaker of the House
Chris McNutt showed up at Bonnen’s house but doesn’t think he was being intimidating

News, May 2, 2019

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