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The Latest | June 7, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Speaker Race Update A group of 46 Republican House members and nominees – those that will assuredly win their November election – signed a letter this week pledging to only support a Speaker that commits to...

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The Latest | May 31, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Results of May 28th Runoffs Six of the eight Republican House incumbents that were forced into runoffs were defeated in the runoff election on Tuesday.  And all six were soundly defeated, all losing by at least...

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The Latest | May 24, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Early Voting this Week for May 28th Runoffs Early voting continues through 7PM today for the runoffs on Tuesday, May 28th.  The runoff races will go a long way in determining the direction of the Texas House...

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The Latest | May 17, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Democrats Calling for Special Session 39 Texas House Democrats signed a letter this week asking Gov. Abbott to call a special session to address public school funding.  Many districts throughout the state are...

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The Latest | May 10, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: House Releases Interim Studies Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan released a list of charges for most standing committees this week, directing them to monitor bills from last session and make recommendations for...

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The Latest | May 3, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Rainfall, Flooding in East Texas and Houston Area Even more rain is expected to fall today and over the weekend in areas that are already flooded.  Areas of east Texas have seen as much as 20 inches of rain...

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The Latest | April 26, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: House Incumbents Fighting Back There are 8 House Republican incumbents that are in primary runoffs, and this is in addition to the 9 incumbents that were defeated on the March 5th primary date.  The Club for...

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The Latest | April 19, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Patrick, Paxton Hosting Fundraiser for Speaker’s Opponent Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Attorney General Ken Paxton announced they are hosting a fundraiser in Dallas next month to benefit David Covey, the...

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The Latest | April 12, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Texas Senate Issues Interim Charges During each interim period – the months between the conclusion of special sessions and the beginning of the regular session – each chamber issues a list of topics to be...

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The Latest | April 5, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Texas House Republicans Meet The Texas House Republican Caucus met this week in Frisco.  Rep. Craig Goldman of Fort Worth announced his resignation of the House Republican Caucus during the two-day gathering...

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The Latest | March 28, 2024

Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Texas House Campaign Spending With the defeat of eight Republican incumbents in the March 5th primary elections that were political allies of incumbent Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, the fate of the nine...

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The Latest | March 22, 2024

    Here’s a quick recap of what happened over the last week: Speaker Politics Rep. Tom Oliverson – a Republican from the Cypress/Tomball area in northwest Harris County – announced yesterday that he is running for Speaker of the Texas House. Oliverson is an...

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