Gov. Greg Abbott has stated Senate Invoice 7 will likely be on the agenda when lawmakers meet for a particular session sooner or later this summer time.
DALLAS — On Wednesday, a giant group of Texas Democrats is heading to the White Home. These are the Home members who walked out of the legislature, killing that Republican invoice that will have modified voting in Texas.
They may meet with Vice President Kamala Harris to debate, amongst different issues, their potential subsequent steps in the case of election laws. Have they got another choices to cease Republican efforts to vary how we vote?
Gov. Greg Abbott has already stated the laws will likely be on the agenda for a particular session sooner or later this summer time.
State Rep. Chris Turner, who was among the many Democrats who walked out, says he and his colleagues aren’t prepared to surrender their combat.
“Democrats are going to proceed to inform the reality about these payments, which is that they’re an answer in the hunt for an issue,” the Democrat stated on Inside Texas Politics. “They’d make it tougher for Texans to vote, notably Texans of coloration. And so they’re an try for Republicans to attempt to artificially hold onto and protect energy.”
Austin-area state senator to run for land commissioner
It has been a couple of years now since a serious statewide workplace has been vacated. George P. Bush is leaving as land commissioner to run for Texas lawyer normal.
Operating to interchange him on the Republican ticket is State Sen. Dawn Buckingham. She’s from exterior Austin and a beauty surgeon.
If elected land commissioner, she would take over managing public lands, seashores and oversee the Alamo, amongst different issues.
Buckingham stated she sees this as an opportunity for her to stroll the stroll.
“As the primary company within the state of Texas, it’s the tip of the spear, actually, to defend the land we stroll on,” Senator Buckingham stated on Inside Texas Politics. “I believe it’s a chance to stroll the stroll, , and never simply discuss the discuss.”
Leaders in Fort Price get youthful
On Tuesday, a millennial will grow to be mayor of Fort Price, Texas.
At 37, Mattie Parker would be the youngest mayor of any main metropolis within the nation.
After her runoff win final weekend, we known as her again to speak about her political priorities when she takes over this week. And her technology taking the lead.