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Parker’s move shows that NASCAR is more important to him than the Republican Party of Texas’ priorities. The post Tan Parker Favors Cronyism over Conservatism appeared first on Empower Texans.

The Texas House has refused to move forward legislation that would protect privacy in public facilities and the freedom of private businesses. The post Abbott Accuses House of “Holding Up” Texas Privacy Act appeared first on Empower Texans.

AUSTIN - A bill to invalidate local policies that protect transgender people from discrimination when they use public restrooms hit a roadblock in the Texas House, but its author said Tuesday he's not giving up. [...] he also could attach it to ...

The Rundown, Dennis Bonnen

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Weekly, we take a brief look at a lawmaker’s legislative activity, news items and donors from the previous election cycle. This week we look at Representative Dennis Bonnen a Republican from Angleton a city located in Brazoria County, Texas. ...

Jason Tarr’s defense attorneys rested their case on Tuesday, seven days into the prominent real estate broker’s trial on murder and intoxication manslaughter charges.

With multiple investigations of voter fraud underway in the Metroplex, a Democrat officeholder wants the Empower Texans’ bureau chief there […] The post Dallas Democrat Criminalizes Poll Watching appeared first on Empower Texans.

Voters who bothered to show up approved 17 of 20 bond propositions on the May 6 ballot in Metroplex cities and school districts. The post North Texas Voters Approve Billions in Bond Debt appeared first on Empower Texans.

BREAKING: President Trump Fires Comey

  • Added 219 days 17 hours ago

After the FBI testified today that some of what FBI Director Comey said to congress about EmailGate was inaccurate, President Donald Trump’s reaction was swift: White House statement: pic.twitter.com/rjKaWaHeLQ — T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) ...

Davids Law will make a difference

  • Added 219 days 17 hours ago

No, the law won’t stop all cyberbullying, but it creates real consequences for such behavior. If it prevents one such suicide — and we believe it will — then it’s worth the effort.

James Dannenbaum

  • Added 219 days 19 hours ago

Last week the Houston Chronicle reported FBI raids of local governments and the engineering offices of Dannenbaum Engineering. The fallout from those raids continues to develop. Dannenbaum Engineering is headed by Texas mega-donor James Dannenbaum. ...

But there was another agenda in the packed hearing room apart from the allegations about Trump campaign ties to the Russians, an issue that has dogged the White House since its earliest hours.

House Bill 2107 would expand the “Compassionate Use Act” and allow the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients with debilitating medical conditions, such as terminal cancer or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Governor controls the spotlight as he signs a sanctuary city ban into law. The post Abbott Bypasses the Mainstream Media with Facebook Live appeared first on Texas Monthly.

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Governor Greg Abbott tweeted "Boom" in celebration of the Texas Legislature approving a call for a "convention of states."

Round Rock ISD Bonds Defeated

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All three Round Rock ISD bond issues were defeated last night.

The governor signed the controversial bill at 6:30 p.m. Sunday using Facebook live on the official page of the Texas governor.

A familiar face is returning to the Dallas City Council. Meanwhile, concerns about alleged voter fraud have delayed the results in a council race. And in Fort Worth, the incumbent mayor easily won re-election.