Middleton out-raises Faircloth; Quidditch and bathroom bills; and a Congressional progress report.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A congressional committee is calling for a federal investigation into Russian meddling. Only this time, the calls are for the Treasury Department to look into how Russia might have influenced protests against the fracking industry.
Bills meant to increase penalties against illegal immigrants and cities that try to harbor them have the support of Galveston County’s local representative.
The Texas Legislature was less productive when it comes to passing bills this session.
The legislature passed 824 pieces of legislation during the session. That's down from 1,323 in 2015 and 1,437 in 2013.
After Tuesday’s New York Times report that former FBI Director James Comey created a paper trail of his private conversations with President Donald Trump, members of Congress were increasingly calling for an independent investigation and hearings.