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The issue of Equal Parenting and passing Equal Shared Parenting laws in Texas was voted a top 15 Legislative Priority at the 2024 Texas Republican State Convention in San Antonio, TX this past weekend.
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The following article was authored by Robert Lux, Board of Trustees, Woodlands Water Agency:
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Call Chairman Harold Dutton and ask him to set a timely hearing for the Texas Equal Parenting Bill. Millions of kids and dozens of Texas Representative coauthors deserve for this bill to get a fair vote instead of being...
A great deal of controversy has arisen regarding the appropriateness of specific medical interventions of an infant named Tinslee Lewis, who is at Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth.
We have listened. We have listened to both our constituents and now, to the audio recording of the meeting between Speaker Bonnen, Chair Burrows, and Michael Quinn Sullivan.
Roe v. Wade has been on a collision with science from the beginning. Medical advances that have improved sonograms and pushed the viability date to around 22 weeks have only accelerated that collision. To be sure, however,...
With an initial investment of $2.5 million, former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday morning told Quorum Report he is launching a new PAC called Texas Forever Forward with a goal of promoting “a thoughtful,...
In a move that surprised veterans of the legislative process in Austin, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week said he would act unilaterally to extend the life of the state agency that oversees plumbers.
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Cities and Counties in Texas will still be able to tell private employers that they must provide paid sick leave, something Republicans in the Legislature failed to rein in this year. The Texas House on Sunday effectively...
Business groups and others opposed to ending the so-called Texas Dream Act, a state law that provides a tuition break for certain undocumented students, appear to have been successful during this session of the Texas...
A bill currently before the Texas legislature, House Bill 20, would create a Border Protection Unit, which would establish a group of officers – and deputized civilians – to “arrest, apprehend, or detain persons crossing the...
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When Kim heard about Texas Equal Parenting bill HB 3379 and how it has 27 bipartisan co-authors, she wanted to come to Texas to help shine a light on the need for equal parenting, and to advocate in favor of the bill.
This issue is not about politics, this issue is about the massive need to fix a broken system that is hurting children and incentivizing parents to fight in court. This is about creating equality and stability for children...
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Vote FOR Proposition 5 in the Texas Statewide Constitutional Amendment Election November 5, 2019. Early voting has already begun! Don’t worry, this will not raise any new taxes!
In the recent legislative session, state lawmakers approved two new bills that will lower school property taxes and limit the rise of other property taxes in Texas, at least until the next legislative session.
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Earlier this month, Associated Builders and Contractors praised Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for signing the Neutrality in State Government Contracting bill (HB 985
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After weeks of speculation about how he would be able to do it unilaterally, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he has signed an executive order to extend the life of the state agency that oversees the plumbing industry. 
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One of the few licensed trades in Texas will no longer be regulated after lawmakers in Austin failed to extend the life of the state agency that oversees plumbers.
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The following three bills have been deemed important by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Texas (NAMI Texas). Please urge your legislators to support these critical mental health bills:
Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick, Dennis Bonnen
Months ago when the Big Three first unveiled this session’s signature property tax “relief” bill, and remember it was introduced as the “Property Tax Reform and Relief Act of 2019,” they were flanked at a news conference by...



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