Abbott, pro-life leaders praise results of Heartbeat Act

(The Center Square) – Two years after the Texas legislature passed the Heartbeat Act, a new analysis published by Johns Hopkins estimates that nearly 9,800 babies were born… Read More

July 24, 2023
Texas Gov. Abbott to call third special session for school choice, promising more until it passes

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will likely call a third special legislative session in October on school choice, says one of his aides. Dave Carney, the governor’s chief political strategist,… Read More

July 18, 2023
Abbott calls second special legislative session to address school property taxes

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday called a second special legislative session, bringing the House back to Austin to work with the Senate to pass property… Read More

June 28, 2023
Abbott signs ‘Save Women’s Sports Act’ into law

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Save Women’s Sports Act into law Thursday, a day after the state filed its 50th lawsuit against the Biden administration… Read More

June 16, 2023
Abbott signs bills banning DEI in public higher education, reforms tenure

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed two bills into law designed to reform public higher education institutions in Texas. One bans them from implementing DEI policies… Read More

June 15, 2023
States push back against Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in universities

(The Center Square) – A coalition of education experts, governors and lawmakers are pushing back against the “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” policies that have become the norm in public colleges… Read More

June 1, 2023
Public Education
Abbott expected to sign bill ending DEI program support in higher education

(The Center Square) – Texas could have a new law that would end taxpayer support for diversity, equity, and inclusion programs at public colleges and universities.  Texas State Senator Brandon… Read More

May 31, 2023
Abbott calls special session after legislature fails to pass school choice, property tax relief

(The Center Square) – After four months of the 88th Regular Session, the Texas Legislature failed to pass Gov. Abbott’s top two priority legislative items; school choice and property tax… Read More

May 30, 2023