We, as Republican legislators, should be more efficient at raising awareness of what we have accomplished for you, instead of just focusing on the topics that constantly make the news: tax reform, election integrity, and education finance (you can find my recent articles on these
Over the last two articles, we looked at the good and the bad from the 85th Texas Legislative Session; first, how legislators from all sides came together to build a budget agreement, and then how a fight over differing political agendas brought the session to
On June 6th, Governor Abbott announced that the 85th Texas Legislature would be called back on July 18th for a special session to take up twenty issues left unresolved after the close of the regular session in May. The governor made clear on multiple occasions
On April 7th, the House took up the budget for the 2018-2019 biennium. With over 400 amendments filed for consideration, the hearing on the floor of the House went past midnight and into the early hours of the next morning.
Despite having over 14 hours to