(Nicholas Sherman) Texas Attorney General candidate George P. Bush on Monday said former President Trump is “the future of the Republican Party,” as he carved his path toward trying to unseat incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton, a fellow Republican.
(Joe Hoft) The Texas Border Patrol captured over 30 illegal immagrants stuffed in a U-Haul in over 100 Degrees heat.
(Arjun Walia) “Texas is open 100%. Texans should have the freedom to go where they want without any limits, restrictions, or requirements. Today, I signed a law that prohibits any TX business or gov’t entity from requiring vaccine passports or any vaccine information,” tweeted Greg Abbott, the Governor of Texas. He made the announcement on Monday and the news went viral across social media platforms and independent media outlets. It hasn’t really received much substantial coverage from mainstream media, in fact, debating or calling into question the idea of “vaccine passports” has not really been a welcomed conversation despite the fact many health experts have been condemning the idea since they were first introduced.
(Kari Donovan) In Texas, Republicans are pushing for a history curriculum, the 1836 Project, that the Democrats are not happy about. This is not the 1619 Project.
(Ethan Huff) A new CHAZ-like tent city has sprung up at Austin City Hall in Texas, and city councilwoman Mackenzie Kelly wants it to be removed.
(Greg Piper) Workers claim Houston Methodist has “arbitrarily denied” religious and medical exemption requests.
(Martin Walsh) The Texas Senate has passed a powerful election reform bill that aims to restrict illegal voters from casting ballots in the state’s elections.
(Alex Nitzberg) The Texas legislature has approved a bill banning most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.