Hotel Tax Subsidy Plan Heading
to Abbott as Christmas Tree Bill
New Texas Rangers stadium crowns list as financing green light for cities mushrooms before passing.
GOP Sponsors Prepare to Collide
as Pipeline Bill Goes to the Wire
Senator holds firm and finds backup as eminent domain bill lands on the bargaining table in final days.
Hard Right Brands 2019 Session
Failure and State Party as Inept
Conservatives bomb GOP leaders, lawmakers and state party with terrible reviews in stretch.
Senate Medical Marijuana Vote
is Small Step and Gigantic Leap
Significant expansion of miniscule law inches Texas closer to pot of revenue at end of future rainbow.
Senate Gives Gov Cold Shoulder
on Major College Expansion Plan
Abbott priority that Bonnen team guided dies across hall with Patrick motivations a mystery.
House Leaders Had Resurrected
Mental Health Bill Before it Died
Tea party lawmaker derails Santa Fe react plan piece that had already been saved in sister measure.
House Backs School Safety Plan
that Hard Right Attempts to Kill
Most west wing Republicans reject pleas from conservatives who try to spark grassroots revolt.
Patrick Appears to Free Hostages
after House Votes as Time Ticks
House Votes on Failed Lobby
Ban Could Have Steep Price
Chick-fil-A Rescue Gets Initial OK
as Other Conservative Bills Perish
Top Issues on Legislature Plate
in Stretch of Regular Session
Rare Sunday Session Could Be
Stage for Confirmation Gamble
Abbott Not Giving Up on Whitley
Amid Senate Power Play Visions
Potential Light in Senate Tunnel
Could Be Baby Medical Pot Step
Hard Right Agenda Going Down
Again Despite Late Scrambling