Texas Senate begins redistricting process

Texas Senate begins redistricting process

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 22, 2021
The Texas Senate released the first of its proposed redistricting maps Saturday and Monday, kicking off the decennial process of...
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Texas sues Biden administration over guidance on transgender worker rights

Texas sues Biden administration over guidance on transgender worker rights

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 21, 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit Monday against the Biden administration over guidance released in June seeking to...
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Gov. Greg Abbott triples funding for border defense

Gov. Greg Abbott triples funding for border defense

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 20, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 9 into law Friday that provides $1.88 billion in additional funds to increase immigration...
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Federal judge will hear Texas’ arguments against temporarily blocking abortion ban

Federal judge will hear Texas’ arguments against temporarily blocking abortion ban

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 16, 2021
After the Justice Department asked a federal judge to grant a temporary injunction that would prevent Texas from enacting a...
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Gov. Greg Abbott signs bail reform bill into law

Gov. Greg Abbott signs bail reform bill into law

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 14, 2021
Months after declaring the state’s bail system to be an emergency item for the 87th Legislative Session and placing it...
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Texas sues six school districts over mask mandates

Texas sues six school districts over mask mandates

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 13, 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Friday that he was taking legal action against six school districts who have imposed...
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Democrats send letter urging Department of Justice to defend right to abortion

Democrats send letter urging Department of Justice to defend right to abortion

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 9, 2021
Following U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland‘s pledge that the Justice Department would “explore all options” to challenge Texas’ recently enacted...
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Gov. Greg Abbott signs election overhaul into law

Gov. Greg Abbott signs election overhaul into law

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 8, 2021
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an election overhaul into law Tuesday that adds more voting restrictions which voting rights...
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Texas NAACP files federal civil rights complaint over ‘Eyes of Texas’

Texas NAACP files federal civil rights complaint over ‘Eyes of Texas’

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 7, 2021
The Texas state chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) filed a complaint with the...
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Supreme Court upholds Texas’ abortion law

Supreme Court upholds Texas’ abortion law

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 2, 2021
The Supreme Court refused Wednesday evening to block a restrictive Texas law banning abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected—or...
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