Lone Star Reports

Congressional Redistricting and DeLay's Ethics Problems Cost Texas Clout

While the media and politicians typically focus on the partisan battles that take place in Congress, many important decisions, particularly the appropriation of funds, are settled on a regional

Sessions May Have Traded Official Acts for Foreign Trips and Contributions

An analysis of recent press accounts and public documents raises serious questions regarding whether a number of Congressman Pete Sessions’ (R – Dallas) official acts were connected to an all-expense paid trip to exotic Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and to the receipt


Recent Reports

Republican attack on minority voters sets stage for legal battle

Yesterday, as one of its final actions in the current Special Session, the Texas Senate agreed to changes made by the State House to the

Which plans are relevant? What happens next?

Yesterday, the Texas House passed a congressional redistricting plan that is a gross political gerrymander very simila

Republican Power Grab Comes at Expense of Hispanics and African Americans

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