• May 24, 2022

Tags : texas voting laws

The hard-fought Texas voting bill is poised to become law.

Though delayed in their quest, Texas Republicans are close to passing sweeping legislation to further restrict the state’s voting process and narrow local control of elections. The Republican majorities in the House and Senate are expected to soon sign off on the final version of Senate Bill 1 and send it to Gov. Greg Abbott […]Read More

Hundreds of Texans line up to testify over GOP’s voting

The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is working rapidly in its second bid to pass new restrictions on voting, considering legislation in overlapping committee hearings that are expected to go late into the night. Nearly 300 members of the public were signed up to testify on the legislation that makes up the GOP’s renewed effort to further […]Read More

Texas GOP’s voting restrictions bill could be rewritten behind closed

As opposition to Texas Republicans’ proposed voting restrictions continues to intensify, state lawmakers’ deliberations over the GOP priority legislation could soon go behind closed doors. The House early Friday voted 81-64 to advance a pared down version of Senate Bill 7, leaving out various far-reaching voting restrictions that have prompted widespread outcry from voting rights […]Read More