The immigration activist who upset a lot of people for suggesting there are too many Hispanics in the Texas Legislature took the time to answer her critics today.
A well known immigration activist has come under fire for suggesting the reason Texas hasn’t passed an Arizona-style immigration crackdown is there are too many Hispanics in the legislature.
The debate over whether local law enforcement in Texas should inquire about immigration status is again front and center at the State Capitol.
I had a heated exchange with Gardner Selby at Politifact Texas today about his “fact check” of a fight over Plano Superintendent Doug Otto’s claim that Governor Perry believes there’s 1-to-1 ratio of teachers to administrators in Texas.
Governor Perry’s once again pouring fuel on the fire when it comes to speculation about his possible run for president. He’s launched a slick website to promote a day of prayer he plans to host in Houston in August.
I really do believe that the way people react to news stories can be best explained by the way they behaved in high school.
Texas Congressman and libertarian firebrand Ron Paul is once again in the race for the presidency. He’s officially announced his candidacy today.
In a brief interview today, Governor Perry told Mitch Carr and me on KRLD that what he wants is something between “sanctuary cities” and what Arizona is trying to do, which is force officers to ask about immigration status.
As President Obama traveled to Texas today to renew his push for immigration reform, some conservatives here disagreed strongly (with each other) on the issue.
Some of the toughest restrictions on abortions are contained in a so-called “sonogram bill” that’s now on the desk of Governor Perry for his signature.
Scott Braddock is a journalist and political analyst based in Austin.
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