Races, Cases and Other News

As the run-offs for the Democratic Party and Republican Party primaries draw near (May 22, 2018), election buzz is in full swing with the remaining candidates entering the final stretch of the primaries. There are also a couple of special elections coming up in districts where the legislator resigned before the end of their term.…

March Primary Early Voting Update

Early voting is well underway for the Texas Primaries. Election Day is next Tuesday, March 6th. With a wide-open speaker’s race – all eyes are on who will win the primaries in the Texas House. The Republican Primary has several races where traditional pro-business Republicans and socially conservative Republicans are fighting it out for control…

2018 Election Update

Texas Lobby Group 2018 Election Update: Emerging from the lull of the holiday break, the 2018 election cycle is in full swing with the March primaries less than two months away. The cash on hand semiannual reports were due for candidates and state officeholders last Tuesday and with that there were a few surprising reports,…

Hurricane Harvey – Legislative Update

In early September, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas, which will be led by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp. The Commission will oversee the response and relief effort between the state and local governments to ensure victims of the storm get everything they need as quickly as possible. The Commission will…