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Texas Take

Apr 25, 2019

This week, eight of the Democrats running for president made their pitch in Houston at Texas Southern University. Jeremy was there. In Austin, the debate over taking a softer stance on marijuana heated up as the Texas House delved into the issue. Ryan is on the pot beat for us. Join the conversation featuring Scott...


Apr 18, 2019

With more and more people in the Texas Capitol community hoping Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will receive a plum appointment in the Trump Administration, the Texas Senate’s presiding officer faced off with Democrats in dueling press conferences about the president’s signature issue: border security.

Meantime, Patrick's...


Apr 12, 2019

With Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at his side, President Donald Trump took a brief tour of Texas as former San Antonio Mayor and HUD Secretary Julian Castro rallied his troops in his bid for the White House. Plus, a plan to raise sales taxes in exchange for property tax relief was rolled out. Does it stand a real chance...


Apr 4, 2019

Now that the Texas House has approved a major school finance overhaul, what happens next? Meantime some self-described conservatives are attacking GOP leadership including Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick as "too liberal." Really? Oh, and Beto O'Rourke raised $9.4 million in the first quarter in his bid for...