Home Reports Daily Monitor

Daily Monitor

Julie McCarty

Grassroots count: Quorum of GOP members will be at Speaker meeting

When the House Republican Caucus meets to discuss a plan to pick the next Speaker of the House, a quorum will be attending and...
video

Week in Review: Voter fraud probes and a House Speaker challenge...

The Texas Attorney General’s Office is setting its sights on a giant Texas law firm in a voter fraud investigation that centers in Tarrant...
Representative Sarah Davis

Special session winds to close, so do chances at ethics reform

As a governor spokesman said ethics reform is unlikely during the special session, more Texas government watchdogs implored Gov. Greg Abbott to focus on...
Joe Straus

Will Texas House Speaker showdown kick off next week?

The House Republican Caucus will meet next week to discuss — and possibly adopt — a plan to pick the next Speaker of the...
Trailer

Texas Elections Chief to AG: Criminal probe into “borrowed” voters needed

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — The head of the state’s elections is requesting that the Texas Attorney General open a criminal investigation into voting in three...
Carlos Uresti

Carlos Uresti attorney fighting to represent the senator in fraud case

With an Oct. 23 court date looming, a criminal defense attorney is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that disqualified him from representing State Sen....
Texas Special Session Mail-In Voter Fraud Update

Voter fraud crackdown a step closer with House committee vote

The Texas Legislature moved a step closer Monday in toughening the state’s penalties for those who hijack votes from unsuspecting Texans by using mail-in...
Texas State Capitol

Will legislation — finally — crack down on mail-in voter fraud?

The first bill to toughen penalties for mail-in ballot voter fraud in over a decade sits in House committee after clearing the Senate with...
video

Week In Review: Union dues tally, Speaker fight looming

Chris Marrou presents the most important Texas Monitor news this week. Legislation could cut off union dues flow; teacher unions have brought in $200 million-plus...