The historic impeachment trial of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton is underway in the Texas Senate. He faces 16 articles of impeachment that accuse him of misusing the powers of the attorney general’s office to help his friend and donor Nate Paul, an Austin real estate investor who was under federal investigation.
By JESSICA PRIEST, THE TEXAS TRIBUNE AND PROPUBLICA
West Texas voters rejected three conservative Christian candidates who sought to infuse religious values into local politics. The campaign support the candidates received from local churches has prompted calls for state and federal probes.
The Health Care Fairness for All Act (H.R. 3129) recently introduced by Congressman Pete Sessions aims to create a new option for Americans to obtain healthcare coverage through a portable health insurance tax credit that is available to all Americans.
Voters in Denton, San Marcos, Killeen, Elgin and Harker Heights overwhelmingly supported the local ballot propositions to decriminalize low-level possession. These moves followed Austin voters’ similar decision in May.