cross-referenced news and research resources about

 State Representatives in Texas logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube

updated Wed. May 1, 2024

The board of a municipal taxing district overseen by state Rep. Jim Murphy is exploring its options regarding his tenure, including obtaining a new state attorney general opinion on the legality of the arrangement. Murphy, R-Houston, was general manager of the Westchase District for years before being ...

Unlike the two other challengers who got in early, state Rep. Tan Parker waited until two days after the March 6 primaries to announce his intention to run for Texas House Speaker. Parker stepped down as Chairman of the House Republican Caucus that had, three months earlier, supported a unanimous ...
Greg Abbott himself was opposed to the controversial “bathroom bill” that dominated debate at the Texas Capitol for much of 2017, according to a state representative involved in keeping the legislation from passing the Texas House. State Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana, the chairman of the House State ...
State Rep. Roland Gutierrez is running for Texas Senate District 19, a Democratic-leaning San Antonio district that overlaps with his own. The only problem: That seat is still held by state Sen. Carlos Uresti, who has resisted calls to resign from Democrats and Republicans alike since he was convicted ...
Former state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer's history in the Capitol and facility with legislative rules make him a strong player on a political team that's vastly outnumbered in the Republican-controlled lower chamber, some of his former colleagues say. by Shannon Najmabadi March 8, 2018 12 AM. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San ...
Greg Abbott spent more than a quarter of a million dollars in a campaign to unseat three Republican incumbents in the Texas House, two of those incumbents nonetheless defeated their primary challengers Tuesday. And state Rep. Sarah Davis, Abbott's most explicit target, bested challenger Susanna ...
A black institutional brain drain was happening in the Texas House. While Giddings wanted to start thinking about leaving her spot as District 109 representative, she realized she couldn't leave just yet. “I felt compelled to stay,” Giddings said. “I also knew that I could be very effective because I was certainly ...
State Rep. Eric Johnson on Monday asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that would kick him and other Democrats off the November general election ballot. ... the Dallas County Democratic Party, didn't physically "sign" or certify the petitions that were ultimately accepted by the Texas secretary of state's office.
(This is the first of a series of profiles of the candidates for the speaker of the Texas House of Representatives for the 86th session of the Legislature in 2019.) State Rep. Phil King has studied his history. He is seeking to fill the first open House Speaker's seat since 1991, the first for a Republican majority ...
On Oct. 25, the day Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announced he would not seek a sixth term, state Rep. John Zerwas filed his paperwork for speaker. The move was not unexpected and the reaction swift. Zerwas, R-Richmond, had become one of Straus' most trusted allies, serving as his chairman of ...


news and opinion



           state representatives
             dora olivo

Texas elected officials:
           greg abbott
           state representatives

cross-references for
state representatives: