Ahead of the July Texas Primary elections, a University of Texas at Tyler Center for Opinion Research survey indicates voters are continuing to show resilience and enthusiasm. UT Tyler announced today the survey highlights.
Tara Reade, a former staffer in Joe Biden’s Senate Office, says Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993. Biden has yet to directly address the allegation, and that’s causing a lot of frustration among his campaign, the party, and voters.
Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state’s tax code. Voters in three state House districts will also participate in special elections to fill empty seats.
House lawmakers are expected to speak with the East Texas Now news desk on Oct. 16 to discuss controversy in the Texas House of Representatives following the release of a secret recording of a conversation between the House Speaker and a conservative activist.
Heading off the prospect of everyone in Texas being able to call themselves a plumber, Gov. Greg Abbott extended the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and its licensing law until 2021 Thursday via an executive order.
This week marked the passage of Senate Bill 1978, known as the ‘Save Chick-fil-A bill.'State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, who authored the bill, stopped by the East Texas Now desk Thursday to discuss the law and religious freedom.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed his approval for a law authored by a Nacogdoches state representative which allows those who served in the military to receive credit toward becoming a law enforcement officer.
Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignation letter Monday. He did so just before the Texas Legislature was set to adjourn without taking the confirmation note Whitley needed to keep his job.
Wednesday at the Texas Capitol was hump day — or hemp day, state Sen. Charles Perry joked before the upper chamber unanimously approved a bill that would legalize the farming of industrial hemp in Texas.
The Texas Senate on Monday approved a bill to massively overhaul public school finance, but did so while backing away from a proposal to use an increased sales tax to lower school district property taxes.