Last month, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged in Florida with two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a massage parlor tied to an international human trafficking ring. Perhaps what is...
Charter schools have popped up all over the state and are often shown as an alternative for parents that don’t want to send their kids to a traditional public school. According to Texas law, traditional public schools have an affirmative...
Every day, our Texas Legislature takes up several important pieces of legislation that intend to solve the problems of our constituents – these issues range from the most complex to the most basic. One of the most prevalent problems in...
AUSTIN, Texas - The League of Women Voters of Texas is urging Texas residents to tell their state senators to vote against the nomination of David Whitley as secretary of state. Recently, Whitley’s office told county election departments that 96,000...
Every two years, the Texas Legislature convenes for 140 days. It is during this brief period that state lawmakers have the opportunity to improve our election laws. Our Republican and Democratic county clerks, as well as nonpartisan election administrators throughout...
We all know that everything’s bigger in Texas, and that includes our obstacles to voting. Since 2011, federal courts have made 10 findings of intentional discrimination against voting laws passed in Texas. Millions of Americans – and thousands of Texans...
MCALLEN, RGV - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez says if everyone in his county is counted during Census 2020, the population will be close to 1.2 million, not the current 860,000. Cortez spoke about the importance of an accurate and...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Rep. César Blanco, chair of the Border Caucus in the House of Representatives, says California is going to eat Texas’ lunch when it comes to census-driven funding and political representation. The El Paso Democrat points out...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Rep. César Blanco, chair of the Border Caucus in the Texas House of Representatives, will speak the Winter Meeting of the Texas Border Coalition. TBC, which comprises mayors and county judges from Brownsville to El Paso,...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - South Padre Island Mayor Dennis Stahl has abruptly resigned. Stahl, a businessman, has served as mayor for just 13 months. He was elected un-opposed in November, 2017. Previously, he was mayor pro-tem. In an email to...

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