Texas Gov. Greg Abbott taps Hispanic former aide as secretary of state after noncitizen voter flap  | Texas Politics

Abbott, who has played up the fact his wife Cecilia is the state’s first Hispanic first lady, has sought to walk a fine line between fellow GOP conservatives who are immigration hard-liners and the more accommodating...

Timeline: How a conservative activist’s meeting with Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen led to a Texas Rangers investigation | Politics

House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, one of the most powerful politicians in Texas, and one of his top lieutenants, Rep. Dustin Burrows of Lubbock, are embroiled in a political scandal involving a meeting the two had with...

Mississippi Justice Institute files new lawsuit challenging ‘pointless’ licensing requirements for eyebrow threaders | Mississippi Politics and News

The Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology requires eyebrow threaders to spend hundreds of hours learning cosmetology methods that threaders do not use or need.

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