Republicans have unlikely allies in their fight to restrict abortion at the state level: Democrats | CNN Politics
More than 100 Democrats voted in favor of the most restrictive state abortion laws. Most of them were menhttps://www.cnn.com/2022/09/06/politics/state-abortion-bans-democrats-invs/index.html
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Analysis: Texas’ low voter turnout means more clout for those who do vote | The Texas Tribune
Most Texas voters skip the primary elections, leaving many of the decisions about who serves in office to a relatively small group of Texas — voters who have more clout as a result.https://www.texastribune.org/2022/02/25/texas-election-turnout/
Students pass referendum to bring NCAA football to UTRGV | MyRGV.com
EDINBURG – NCAA Division I football is coming to the Rio Grande Valley. UTRGV officials announced Thursday that a referendum that the UTRGV student body voted on from Monday through Wednesday passed. The referendum will increase the athletic fee for students by $11.25 per credit hour, up to 12 hours..https://myrgv.com/local-news/education/utrgv-education/2021/11/11/students-pass-referendum-to-bring-ncaa-football-to-utrgv/
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Texas gained 2 new House seats thanks to explosive Latino growth. Both new districts are majority white.
Texas gained 2 new House seats thanks to explosive Latino growth. Both new districts are majority white.https://www.yahoo.com/news/texas-gained-2-house-seats-092739620.html
Ted Cruz draws boos from Republicans for endorsing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott | The Texas Tribune
Abbott has drawn at least three primary opponents, including former Dallas state Sen. Don Huffines and former Texas GOP Chair Allen West.https://www.texastribune.org/2021/08/19/greg-abbott-reelection-ted-cruz/
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Texas School Includes Masks in Dress Code to Bypass Greg Abbott's Ban
Governor Greg Abbott banned face mask mandates in the state, prompting criticism from several school districts amid the spread of the Delta variant of COVID.https://www.newsweek.com/texas-paris-school-district-face-mask-loophole-covid-greg-abbott-1620430
After Texas Democrats walkout, Republicans vote to track them down | The Texas Tribune
The procedural move carries little apparent weight since the Democrats who fled the state to break quorum are beyond the jurisdiction of Texas law enforcement.https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/13/texas-democrats-walkout-voting-bill-arrest/?utm_campaign=trib-social&utm_content=1626192200&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
In South Texas, Hispanic Republicans Try to Cement the Party’s Gains - The New York Times
Conservative Hispanic leaders, especially women, are ascendant in the Rio Grande Valley, where Republicans are trying to forge lasting bonds with voters who swung sharply to the right in 2020.https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/02/us/politics/hispanic-republicans-texas.html#click=https://t.co/5IICwIqrZG
Cruz joins Paul in ditching mask despite CDC recommendations - CNNPolitics
Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer wearing a face mask as he walks the halls of the Capitol complex or goes to the Senate floor for debates and votes.https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/15/politics/ted-cruz-no-mask/index.html
Sen. Ted Cruz illegally promoted his book with campaign funds, watchdog alleges
Sen. Ted Cruz violated campaign finance rules by using donor funds to promote his book, a watchdog alleged Wednesday in two ethics complaints.https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/07/sen-ted-cruz-illegally-promoted-his-book-with-campaign-funds-watchdog-alleges-in-ethics-complaints.html
Beto O’Rourke says he’s not planning to challenge Greg Abbott for Texas governor
Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Friday that he is not planning to challenge Greg Abbott for Texas governor. “I’ve got no plans to run, and I’m very...https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/04/02/beto-orourke-says-hes-not-planning-to-challenge-greg-abbott-for-texas-governor/
Restrictions on Texas voting could tighten under Republican bill advanced by Senate committee - RGV News
Senate Bill 7 would make sweeping changes to Texas voting by limiting extended early voting hours, prohibiting drive-thru voting and requiring Texans to provide proof of disability to qualify for mail-in voting.http://rgv.news/restrictions-on-texas-voting-could-tighten-under-republican-bill-advanced-by-senate-committee-2078.html