Election Bills Advance Following Marathon Hearings

After a nearly 24-hour hearing, a House committee advanced the special session’s key election legislation, a provision of which would prevent counties from offering 24-hour voting opportunities. House Bill 3 by Rep. Andrew Murr (R-Junction) passed out of the Select...

RPT Chair West Resigns as Buckingham Eyes Land Office

Former one-term Florida congressman Allen West won’t complete the first half of his first term as chair of the Republican Party of Texas. He submitted his “irrevocable resignation” today (Friday), presumably to run for governor, Congress or another office. He will...