This Week in Texas: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Posted May 1, 2019 in The Mignon Memo

Saturday is election day!

This Saturday, May 4, is election day all over Texas! Voters in Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth and other cities will be voting for mayor and other local officials. To find out more about the elections, click here.


27 days and counting…

It’s crunch time! Deadlines are coming up quickly. To learn more about the behind-the-scenes of what can kill a bill, check out the latest of Texas Tribune’s “Under the Dome” documentary series here.


Property tax bill SB 2 clears another hurdle, passing in the House

The Senate’s property tax reform measure was debated Tuesday in the House. The bill is all but guaranteed to go to a conference committee and will not go into effect unless education reform is also passed. Both are a priority for Capitol leadership this session. Read more here.


Only in Austin…

2019 in Texas: Leave your horses at home, because electric scooters are all the rage in Austin!