September 2017

Houston Mayor Backs Down on Tax Increase

Houston Mayor Backs Down on Tax Increase

After days of sparring back and forth in the media, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner held a joint press conference on Friday to announce a $50 million check from the state’s disaster relief fund to the city to aid in recovery. The amount...
Educrat Announces Campaign for Texas Senate

Educrat Announces Campaign for Texas Senate

Three months ago, House Speaker Joe Straus violated a deep-rooted custom of Capitol politics when he urged a room full of school board members from across the state to not only make their voices heard at the Capitol, but also to “run for Senate.” Now, one of them is...