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Former Houston cop involved in US Capitol riot pleads guilty

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police officer has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for taking part in the Jan. 6 storming of the...

January 6 investigators want Paxton’s communications with Trump officials

By Bethany Irvine | The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has requested communications between...

Texas GOP signs arrest warrants to end Democrats’ holdout

By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican leaders in the Texas House signed arrest warrants for 52 Democrats...

Cornyn, Cruz vote against infrastructure bill that could give Texas more than $30 billion

By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a rare bipartisan initiative Tuesday that would deploy at least $30 billion across...

Court: Democrats who don’t show up for Legislature can be arrested

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune House Democrats who refuse to show up for the Legislature could soon be detained by law enforcement and brought...

Judge blocks arrests of lawmakers who won’t return to Texas

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune A state district judge in Travis County has granted a temporary restraining order blocking the arrest of House Democrats...

As Texas Democrats mull return, GOP voting bill still awaits

By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Twenty-six days into refusing to come home, Texas Democrats who have twice...

First special legislative session ends without any bills passed, Democrats in D.C.

By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune A special session of the Texas Legislature ended Friday without any legislation making it to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk...

Texas lawmakers blasted by GOP for ‘cutting and running’ from legislative duties

Raga Justin and Emily Caldwell The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — Facing criticism and accolades alike, three Texas Democrats took center stage Thursday during a...

COMMENTARY: Texas legislators are fighting for voters’ attention

By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Leaving the state to block restrictive voting legislation isn’t any more outrageous than requiring people to wait in line...