Republican Legislators Race Ahead on Voter Suppression Effort in Texas

Republican efforts to make it harder for Texans — especially Texans of color — to vote are racing forward this week. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Senate on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a sweeping voter suppression bill, and a key House committee heard testimony on its own version today. Check out our press release: […]

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TFN to Texas Lawmakers: Suppress the Virus, Not the Vote

Republican lawmakers made clear this week that their priority is to suppress the vote in Texas — especially for Texans of color — rather than suppress a virus that has killed nearly 50,000 in this state alone. Check out our press release today. […]

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It’s Over: A Look Back at the 86th Legislative Session

The 86th session of the Texas Legislature is history. Lawmakers left town on Monday following a session that, generally speaking, had fewer of the culture war fights we’ve come to expect. You can attribute that to elections, and it seems the results of last November have elected officials worried about their fates at the ballot […]

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