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Texas House Gives Final Approval to Roberts’s Legislation To Honor Sacrifice of Disabled First Responders

On Tuesday, the Texas House of Representatives voted 141-1 in favor of House Joint Resolution 30 and House Bill 179, which would entitle a...

Rep. Ratcliffe introduces bill to improve care for veterans

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation last week to help improve care for veterans. The VA IT Restructuring Act (H.R. 3640) seeks to deliver better health...

Texas Education Reform Bill passes committee – heads to full Senate for consideration

  Several members of the Texas Senate emphasized their support for reforming the state's school finance and retired teacher healthcare systems at a press conference...

Senate approves remaining special session bills

SENATE APPROVES REMAINING SPECIAL SESSION BILLS With only one exception, the Senate approved the last of the bills relating to the special session agenda remaining...

Texas Votes to Help Retired Teachers with Health Care Costs

TEXAS HOUSE VOTES TO HELP RETIRED TEACHERS WITH HEALTH CARE COSTS The Texas House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for two bills that aim to help retired...

Ratcliffe votes for Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018

The topic of enhancing safety and security in America through the construction of a border wall to Mexico is a popular once amongst citizens...

Texas Representative files legislation to address maternal mortality crisis

Texas Representative Victoria Neave (HD-107) has filed legislation to address the rapidly rising rate of pregnancy-related deaths in Texas. House Bill 242 would require the...

Congress set sights on border wall construction funding

Rep. John Ratcliffe led a coalition of  16 Members of Congress this week in urging for the House not to break for its August...

Gov. Abbott hoping to pass 21 bills in special session

The “bathroom bill” is back up for discussion in the special session called by Gov. Greg Abbott. In recent press releases many Republicans have...

Governor Abbott Issues Special Session Proclamation For Sunset Legislation

Governor Greg Abbott  issued the first proclamation for the upcoming special session to extend the expiration dates for the Texas Medical Board, the Texas State Board...

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