Proposition 7 would create an amendment to the Texas State Constitution and establish the Texas Energy Fund, which would fund loans and grants to build, maintain, and modernize electric generating facilities.
Four people on a Biden campaign bus accused police of ignoring requests for help as they drove on Interstate 35 surrounded by Trump supporters. They alleged that officers “joked about the victims and their distress.” A second lawsuit related to the incident remains pending.
Though lawmakers have drafted a bill to increase public school funding and issue teacher raises, they cannot pass during the special session unless Abbott adds them to his agenda. Teachers were the only state employees to not receive a raise in the regular session.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he will file criminal complaints against the group of state representatives who led his impeachment trial. He accused the lawmakers of violating a state law by releasing his personal information.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against Yelp after the company violated Texas’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act by appending inaccurate and misleading language to listings on pregnancy resource centers appearing in the search results on Yelp’s app and website, according to the Attorney General’s Office.
LGBTQ+ groups and drag performers suing the state argued Monday that Senate Bill 12 violates constitutionally-protected rights. The new law is set to go into effect on Friday unless a federal judge blocks it.