House votes to decriminalize cannabis

House votes to decriminalize cannabis

Isabel Webb Carey
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April 4, 2022
The House passed a landmark legislation on Friday to decriminalize marijuana at a federal level. In the 220-204 vote, Texas’...
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Texas Democrats praise federal voting rights act

Texas Democrats praise federal voting rights act

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 27, 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed legislation to restore federal oversight of state election laws under the 1965 Voting...
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Eight candidates file to replace former state Rep. Jake Ellzey

Eight candidates file to replace former state Rep. Jake Ellzey

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 13, 2021
Following former state Rep. Jake Ellzey’s victory in a special election runoff last month, eight candidates have filed to replace...
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U.S. Sens. Cornyn and Cruz vote against bipartisan infrastructure bill

U.S. Sens. Cornyn and Cruz vote against bipartisan infrastructure bill

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 11, 2021
The US Senate passed a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill Tuesday to rebuild the nation’s deteriorating roads and bridges and...
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State Rep. Ron Reynolds and U.S. Rep. Al Green arrested in U.S. Capitol

State Rep. Ron Reynolds and U.S. Rep. Al Green arrested in U.S. Capitol

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 4, 2021
U.S. Rep. Al Green and state Rep. Ron Reynolds were arrested Tuesday during a voting rights rally in Washington, D.C,...
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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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Rep. Troy Nehls chosen for House panel investigating Capitol riot

Rep. Troy Nehls chosen for House panel investigating Capitol riot

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 20, 2021
U.S. Rep. Troy Nehls from Texas has been chosen as one of six Republican members to serve on a congressional...
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Vice-President Kamala Harris to make first trip to border

Vice-President Kamala Harris to make first trip to border

Isabel Webb Carey
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June 24, 2021
US Vice-President Kamala Harris will make her first trip on Friday to the US southern border since taking office following...
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Cruz and Cornyn vote to block Democrats’ election bill

Cruz and Cornyn vote to block Democrats’ election bill

Isabel Webb Carey
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June 23, 2021
Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn joined their fellow Republicans Tuesday to block the Democrats’ bid to implement an...
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Five Texas GOP vote to repeal 2002 Iraq War Powers Resolution

Five Texas GOP vote to repeal 2002 Iraq War Powers Resolution

Isabel Webb Carey
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June 18, 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives moved Thursday to repeal the 2002 Iraq War Powers Resolution. Texas Democratic members unanimously backed...
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