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Cortez Quick Return to D.C. Makes
Dems Look More United than Ever
Solo bid to negotiate with leaders who won't budge set GOP hopes up for fall amid appearance of reconciliation.

Abbott Ties Biden Popularity Drop
to Texas Lies Despite Own Slide
Governor with approval marks on decline for year says president numbers down due to fabrications on voting bill.

GOP Senator Issues Threat to UT
on PUF Payback for SEC Poaching
Patrick ally raises specter of relaliation for greedy move that could kill college football for countless Texans.

Legislative Backlash on Big 12 Bolt
May Be Futile with Fix In at SEC
GOP lawmakers scramble to block deal it may be too late to stop with Texas-OU jilting in works for months.

Cracks in House Dems United Front
May be Illusion with Cortez Return
Republican could have hopes up for nothing amid visions of surrender with covid outbreak ruining fun.

Covid Confirms Texas Comeback
with Most Cases Since Mask Repeal
Delta variant throws curve into festive reopening with spike that poses political threat to governor and GOP.

Major House GOP Players Pitch
New Post-Mortem Analysis Fad
Top critical race theory killer teams with election bill sponsor in push to show Texas vote Trump won tainted.

Phelan Has to Make Deal that Gives
Democrats Reason to Come Home
Speaker faces risks of Legislature going broke or compromise to end impasse with face saving on both sides.

Missing Democrat Shifts Sights
to Top Texas Congress Target
Blue wave epitome takes aim at GOP rookie with election challenge and riot as theme in district Biden won.

Caucus Raises Specter of Priority
Piracy with Foster Care Info Hunt
Republicans go back to shaming ploy that targets Dems territorial instincts after nosedive with bully theatrics.

Phelan Teamers Pitch Voting Bill
as Liberal Expansion of Access
Abbott and Republicans steal walkout spin and response from Oregon Dems amid message testing.

Patrick Enlists UT for Panel Bashing
of Alamo Book He Made Best Seller
Senate boss could make history as first official to ban book and writers he makes rich first with history expert antics.

Phelan Shelves Good Cop Role
with Bipartisan Coalition on Ice
Speaker fires first potential salvo in new leader fight amid veiled threat from Dems on pulling support in 2023.

Hailey's Comment: GOP Speaker Feeds
Visions of House Dems in Shackles
with Warrant for Cortez Arrest
Conservative base may be dismayed to learn that handcuff and leg iron claims were fantasy with House leaders played in solo negotiator saga.




Abbott Faces Potential Backlash Amid
Frantic Rush to SEC Before Dems Back
Gov keeps Texans in dark for months on SEC dealings that alma mater races to formalize without chance for legislative interference.

UT Vows to Honor Big 12 Deal thru 2025




Best of Texas Regular Session
Found Ways to Rise Above the
Craziness at the Capitol

Six Republicans and four Dems had wide range of unique impact in Legislature of mediocrity that put GOP over state.

Rookie Team Has Heartbeat Bill
QB, Two Dems and Patrick Bashers

Lone new blue waver is freshmen class most valuable with abortion sponsor and only two of few for GOP who show some guts.




Texas Legislature Power Rankings:
Bonnen Brothers Running Chamber
Vicariously through Speaker

Ex-leader's sibling and top ally have most clout in Phelan House where Democrats have key roles unlike the Senate.

Patrick Gives White Republicans
Muscle Monopoly in Senate that No
Longer Reflects State in Sway Tally

Hughes shines, Schwertner soars, key ally dips and token Dem swing vote gets snub on budget conference team.




GOP Creative Race Theory Foes Could
Decide State Museum Needs Cleansing
or Dozing with Revolution Ties to Slavery
History lovers can see what Patrick and the Republicans fear with trip to history respository that banned book with new Alamo info.




Soldier of Covid War
Leads Pack as Lobby
Navigates New World

GOP ties two-edge blade on new Texas Lobby Power Rankings in wake of failed coup as lobbyists fight to adapt to first session in global pandemic.

Governor Links Are New
New Star Launching Pad
in Austin Lobbyist Trade

Davis Kaufman
Grace & Mcewan


 

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