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TribFest Panels Debate if the Texas House Is in Play
Looking at suburban battlegrounds and urban firestorms
"...Is the Texas House in play? Is the Texas GOP in crisis?..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Texas House Advances Anti-Choice Package Bill
SB 8 bans safest type of second trimester abortion
"...concerns and exceptions for survivors of sexual assault, the Texas House tentatively passed a package anti-choice bill that would..."

May 19, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas House to Vote on Beer Bills Today
Texas Senate has passed them. House must pass for governor to sign.
"...After having been voted out of the Texas Senate and out of committee in the House, the..."

May 17, 2013 Food Post by Ivy Le

Court: Texas House Districts Unlawful, Unconstitutional
Panel of judges rules 2-1 against drawing of 2011 maps
"...The Western District Court of Texas ruled last month that the state’s congressional districts were..."

April 20, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas House Funnels HIV Funds to Abstinence Education
House passes measure diverting HIV funds to abstinence education
"...HIV/STD prevention programs to abstinence-only education sailed through the House during Tuesday’s marathon debate over the massive, $210 billion..."

April 1, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Could the Texas House Turn Blue?
"...needing to pick up six seats for a state House majority – that is, matching the gain they made..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Tax Caps Roll Through Texas House
House approves Senate Bill 2, a revenue cap plan opposed vociferously by local mayors, county judges, and other elected officials
"...school finance measures advanced Tuesday, April 30, with the House's approval of Senate Bill 2, the revenue cap plan..."

May 3, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Special Election Fills One of Three Vacant Seats in Texas House
Dem Art Fierro wins HD 79 while Houston's HD 145 goes to runoff
"...fill two of the three vacant seats in the Texas House. Democrat Art Fierro, with the endorsements of the..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Easy As 1323: Texas House Takes on Bullying
HB 1323 seeks to stop the madness
"...House Bill 1323 by Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, aims to..."

April 24, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Ash Bell

Texas House: The Travis Delegation
Can Ana Jordan put a Democrat back in the HD 47 seat?
"...Republicans took in packing as many conservative voters into House Dis­trict 47 as possible. To Ana Jordan, his Dem­o­cratic..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bonnenghazi! Drama Reigns in the Texas House
Did the speaker give his hard-right enemy a political target list?
"...at the Capitol reads closer to an episode of House of Cards than reality. And the fallout could potentially..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Texas House Advances Ambitious School Finance Bill
Teachers’ union celebrates shedding of merit pay provision
"...The House Public Education Committee passed a committee substitute for the..."

March 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Texas House: GOP Hangs On to a Whisker-Thin Majority
Dems come oh so close to rocking the House
"...While most of the results-watchers at the Texas Democratic Party's election night bash at the Driskill Hotel..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas House: Balance of Power Hangs in the Balance
There's a 50-50 chance of seeing a 75-75 split in the House
"...With one narrow win in the House confirmed in a recount, Democrats are closer than ever..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Special Election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48
The 'Chronicle' endorsement for the state House District 48, special election: Donna Howard
"...The 'Chronicle' EndorsementState House District 48, Special Election: Donna Howard..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature

Texas House: Establishment Rules
Hinojosa and Workman fend off challengers
"...It was a big night for two establishments in House District 49 on Super Tuesday: Aus­tin's center city Democrats..."

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas House District 47: Workman’s Blues
Can anybody beat Paul Workman?
"...focuses around school finance, increased oversight of the embattled Texas foster care system, and expanding Medicaid. She says that..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Special Election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48

Jan. 6, 2006 News Feature

Central Texas House Races
Check out your Lege district rep

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature

House Passes Budget
Reps unanimously approve $178 billion proposal for 2010-11 a bit before dawn
"...Around 7pm last night House Appropriations Committee Chair Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, said he doubted..."

April 18, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: A New Path for State House Dems
The promise of new Texas House Democratic Caucus Chair Chris Turner
"...of the State address, the new chair of the Texas House Democratic Caucus almost sounded conciliatory. The Grand Prairie..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Strama Leaving House
Updated: Mayoral rumors swirl as successors line up
"...be my last session as a member of the Texas House." With these words, Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, began..."

Feb. 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas on the Brink UPDATED
Sixth edition ranks Texas nationwide
"...On Monday morning, the Legislative Study Group, a Texas House Caucus issued the Sixth Edition of "Texas on..."

April 15, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Texas Dems Set Their Eyes on the 2020 Prize
Their goal: Flip the state House of Representatives
"...commonly does; the state representative from northeast Travis County's House District 50 got her political start way back when..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Taking Back the House
Texas Democrats say this could be their November
"...Five seats. That's what it would take for the Texas Democratic Party to take back the Texas House of..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...personal political event was in progress up in East Texas. In the auditorium of Frankston High School in Anderson..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

85th Texas Legislature Preview
Can the GOP-run House and Senate get along well enough to get anything accomplished?
"...moment captured the underlying conflict leading into the 85th Texas Legislature, it came on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan...."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

Schieffer's House
Ranking Texas Democratic Reps come out for gubernatorial candidate
"...The list of House folks that turned up to be pictured endorsing the..."

Aug. 26, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Rangers Get Wrangled Into "Bonnenghazi" Drama
Scandal surrounding House Speaker Dennis Bonnen burns on
"...The Texas House has managed to wrangle the Texas Rangers into..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Movies or Medicaid: A False Choice at the Texas Legislature
Another tug o’ war over funding for Texas’ film, TV, and gaming industry rebate program
"...from Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Dallas, as funding for the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program took its traditional biennial..."

April 12, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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