Tag Archives: Joan Huffman

Texas Begins Redistricting Process And Yes, It’s Racist

The Texas Tribune reports: The Texas State Senate kicked off the decennial redistricting process on Saturday when it released the first draft of its own members’ district maps. State Sen. Beverly Powell, D-Burleson, immediately called foul on the initial draft of the map, which was authored by Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, who chairs the Senate Redistricting Committee. Powell’s district is …

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TX Moves To Create Statewide Court To Thwart Dems

The Texas Tribune reports: The Texas Senate passed a bill Wednesday to create a new statewide court of appeals that would hear cases that have statewide significance — including ones that challenge state laws, the constitution or when the state or its agencies are sued. Currently, when such cases go to the intermediate appellate level, they are mostly heard by …

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