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Governor Abbott announces third Special Session details

Including date, time and agenda for the third Special Session

AUSTIN, Texas –Governor Abbott announces third Special Session details. On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott announced he will hold a third special legislative session on Monday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. The proclamation recognized five agenda items for the…

Press call to be held on May 5 regarding permitless carry bill

RSVP link included

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, May 5, at 1 p.m. Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Mike Collier and Gun Safety Activist Rhonda Hart, who lost her daughter in the Santa Fe High School shooting about three years ago, will hold…

Texas Senate confirms Dr. Keven Ellis chairmanship with 31-0 vote

Ellis appointed to Education Commission of the States

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Senate confirmed Dr. Keven Ellis of Lufkin as chair of the State Board of Education (SBOE) in a 31-0 vote on Wednesday, March 31. The Governor, ultimately, appoints the chair from among the 15 board…

'The two most dangerous voter suppression bills'

5 things you need to know about House Bill 6 and Senate Bill 7

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas legislature is hearing public testimony on House Bill 6, hours after Senate Bill 7 passed the Texas Senate today. Pro-voter allies across the nation haven't given up on a course change for the anti-voter bills that…