Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee arrested for protesting voting rights legislation

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee arrested for protesting voting rights legislation

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 30, 2021
U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was arrested Thursday afternoon at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. while protesting...
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Abbott restricts migrant transportation, citing COVID-19 concerns

Abbott restricts migrant transportation, citing COVID-19 concerns

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 29, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order Wednesday that allows Texas Department of Public Safety troopers to reroute vehicles suspected...
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Jake Ellzey defeats Trump-backed candidate

Jake Ellzey defeats Trump-backed candidate

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 28, 2021
State Rep. Jake Ellzey emerged victorious from the special election runoff for Texas’ 6th Congressional District held Tuesday against fellow...
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Trump endorses incumbent Ken Paxton for Attorney General

Trump endorses incumbent Ken Paxton for Attorney General

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 27, 2021
In a statement released Monday, former President Donald Trump officially announced his endorsement of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in...
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Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan signs civil arrest warrant

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan signs civil arrest warrant

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 27, 2021
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan signed the first civil arrest warrant for state Rep. Philip Cortez on Sunday. The document...
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Texas and Oklahoma depart from SEC

Texas and Oklahoma depart from SEC

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 26, 2021
Following days of statewide speculation and SEC leadership talks, Texas and Oklahoma announced their intentions to leave the Big 12...
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Local leaders introduce new COVID-19 guidelines

Local leaders introduce new COVID-19 guidelines

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 26, 2021
A recent resurgence in COVID-19 cases across Texas has prompted local leaders in metropolitan areas to take precautions in hopes...
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Beto O’Rourke announces 3-day march for voting rights

Beto O’Rourke announces 3-day march for voting rights

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 23, 2021
Beto O’Rourke announced plans to organize a three-day march in Central Texas next week in hopes of putting more pressure...
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Democrat Rep. Philip Cortez returns from Washington D.C.

Democrat Rep. Philip Cortez returns from Washington D.C.

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 22, 2021
Texas Democrat Rep. Philip Cortez returned to Austin from Washington, D.C. after initially joining nearly 60 other Democrat House members...
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Democrat Michelle Beckley announces congressional campaign against Republican Beth Van Duyne

Democrat Michelle Beckley announces congressional campaign against Republican Beth Van Duyne

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 21, 2021
Democrat House member Michelle Beckley launched her congressional campaign against incumbent Republican Beth Van Duyne Tuesday amid the Democrat effort...
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