Austin, TX -- “It’s been a month since Texans could start filing grievances with the top state law enforcement about so-called sanctuary cities. Not a single official complaint has come to the attorney general’s office.”
Austin, TX -- According to the Texas Tribune,” U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, is retiring from Congress...” [Texas Tribune, November 2, 2018]
Austin, TX -- Today, House Republicans were supposed to unveil their long-anticipated, written-in-secret tax code overhaul...they didn’t.
Austin, TX -- Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime business partner Rick Gates have been charged in a 12-count indictment with conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money and making false statements. [Washington Post, October 30, 2017]
ICYMI: Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to meet with Texas Democrat Eric Johnson on Confederate monuments
Austin, TX -- Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Democrat Eric Johnson, D-Dallas, are set to discuss Confederate monuments on Capitol grounds today. Texas has more than 180 public symbols of the Confederacy, including several on Capitol grounds.
ICYMI: Jeff Sessions failed to answer whether he had colluded with Texas AG Paxton on rescinding DACA
Austin, TX -- “During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week, Sessions failed to answer whether he had colluded with Texas officials in their pursuit to sue the feds if they did not rescind DACA...The answer remains up in the air; Sessions didn’t take a single question from the press or public.”