Texas House

Emree Weaver / The Texas Tribune
The Texas Tribune
October 22, 2019 - 8:18 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 — marking an end to the Angleton Republican's months-long political fallout that has roiled the lower chamber he oversees.
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Juan Figueroa/The Texas Tribune
May 14, 2019 - 12:31 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- After LGBTQ lawmakers in the Texas House killed a religious liberty bill they feared could be dangerous to their community, the Texas Senate has brought it back — and looks to be fast-tracking it.
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Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune
May 08, 2019 - 7:29 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- A proposal to pay for long-term school district tax cuts by raising the state sales tax, endorsed by Texas' top three political leaders, could be dead after the House delayed a vote on it Tuesday.
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August 24, 2017 - 6:50 pm
SAN ANTONIO (KJCE) -- The state of Texas may have to take another look at the Texas House district map, following a ruling Thursday afternoon that nine districts must be redrawn. The ruling, by the same three judge panel in San Antonio that ruled against the state's Congressional map last week ,...
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Dreamstime
May 27, 2017 - 6:13 pm
(Austin/KJCE) The only bill constitutionally required to be passed by the Legislature has been given its blessing. A $217 billion budget, approved Saturday afternoon by a 135-14 vote in the House and a 30-1 vote in the Senate, provides state funding for the next two years. The budget compromise...
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Dreamstime
April 26, 2017 - 6:41 am
(Austin/KJCE) The Texas House is set to pick up debate over the so-called "sanctuary cities" legislation today. The lower chamber will take up its version of Senate Bill 4, which passed the Senate in February. SB 4 expands the immigration enforcement abilities of local law enforcement, and adds...
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April 20, 2017 - 7:24 am
(Austin/KJCE) The Texas House is nearing passage of a bill that would create a statewide regulatory system for ride-sharing companies. On Wednesday, House Bill 100 was tentatively approved by a 110-37 vote. The bill would establish a statewide framework for regulating ride-sharing companies,...
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