Texas House Doesn’t Appoint Conferees on Property Tax Bill, Killing Property Tax Relief

Austin – The Texas House of Representatives today failed to appoint conference conferees for Senate Bill 669 by Senator Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound), which effectively killed property tax relief for the 85th Regular Session. SB 669 in conference could have included property tax relief as set out by Senate Bill...

Texas State Rep. Claims Death Threats, Assault from Fellow House Members

Texas State Representative Matt Rinaldi (R-Irving) claimed to have been threatened by a fellow lawmaker and assaulted by another during a Memorial Day closing session. Others claim it was Rinaldi that made death threats against Democrat legislators. The incident occurred following protests in the House Gallery and a reported comment...

Texas Legislature: Democrats And Republicans Almost Come To Blows When One Called ICE On Protesters

On May 8, Texas Republican Gov. signed legislation that permits police officers to ask about immigration status during stop and punishes law enforcement officials who fail to cooperate with federal immigration agents. The Left is obviously opposed to this legislation. And yes, it’s drawn protesters out of the woodwork. On the last...