‘73 minutes is too long’: Former judge weighs in on probe of police response in Uvalde – Houston Public Media
Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman was on the committee behind a 77-page report released Sunday. The investigation revealed nearly 400 law enforcement officers arrived at the scene of the shooting, but, for many of them it was unclear who was in charge.houstonpublicmedia.org
City of Uvalde police will cooperate with shooting probe, house committee says
The chair of the House committee investigating the police response to the Robb Elementary School shooting said Uvalde police will cooperate with the investigation. A day prior, Republican State Rep. Dustin Burrows told reporters that cooperation was a question mark.
Texas House kicks off inquiry into Uvalde shooting behind closed doors
State lawmakers launched an investigation into the Uvalde massacre Thursday, but the witnesses, testimony and specific goals of the investigation will remain secret for now.State Rep.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Capital Highlights — Several races headed to runoffs
A number of statewide races are headed for a May 24 runoff after the votes were tallied in the March 1 primary.Topping the ballot in the Republican races is the contest for attorney general, where inc[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
George P. Bush, Ken Paxton prepare for a bitter primary runoff battle for Texas attorney general
Bush is the underdog in the race. He had fewer votes than Paxton in the primary, and Paxton carries the coveted endorsement from former President Donald Trump. But the incumbent is still battling his felony indictment and a newer FBI investigation.
TribCast: Texas politicians make their final push ahead of March 1 primary
On this week’s episode, Patrick Svitek and Kate McGee discuss the last push in some of the most interesting primary races on the ballot. But first, we discuss Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s proposal targeting tenure at public universities.
Watch: Texas attorney general Republican primary candidates debate – Houston Public Media
Former state Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman; U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler; and Land Commissioner George P. Bush meet Thursday evening to make their cases for why they’re the best person to unseat Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Paxton, a fellow Republican, declined to participate.houstonpublicmedia.org
Debate between Texas GOP attorney general candidates got heated, even though incumbent Ken Paxton wasn’t there
Land Commissioner George P. Bush and former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman repeatedly criticized each other. U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert focused on the incumbent, who didn’t participate.
Pushing falsehoods about Biden’s election is a plus for Republicans vying to be Texas’ top lawyer
Incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton and U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, one of his challengers, have embraced disproven claims of 2020 election fraud. It’s a sentiment shared with most Texas Republicans, according to political experts.
Capital Highlights — Young appointed to Texas Supreme Court
Evan Young, a former clerk to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, has been appointed to the Texas Supreme Court by Gov. Greg Abbott.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Greg Abbott leads Beto O’Rourke by 9 percentage points in hypothetical matchup, UT/TT Poll finds
The poll also found that potential candidate Matthew McConaughey is not universally beloved by Texans. About a quarter of respondents had an unfavorable opinion of the movie star who has flirted with running for governor.
Attorney General Ken Paxton’s three Republican challengers criticize his legal problems — and pitch themselves as the best GOP nominee
Paxton is facing challenges from three fellow Republicans in his bid for a third term. In interviews at The Texas Tribune Festival, they each took him to task for the legal problems he has accrued in office, with two saying he should resign.
George P. Bush outraises Attorney General Ken Paxton in primary challenge debut, though Paxton has bigger war chest
Bush started his Paxton challenge with a fundraising lead of $2.3 million to $1.8 million, but Paxton easily maintains the most cash on hand in a primary that also includes Eva Guzman, the former state Supreme Court justice.
Ex-Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman running for AG
Eva Guzman, the Republican former justice on the Texas Supreme Court, officially began her campaign against embattled Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday, pledging to bring "honor and integrity" to the office as well as an extensive legal background that could set her apart from another primary candidate, George P. Bush.myrgv.com
Eva Guzman, Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, Officially Starts Campaign For Attorney General – Houston Public Media
The Republican made her bid official Monday, touting her experience and integrity. She'll face incumbent Ken Paxton and Land Commissioner George P. Bush in the primary.houstonpublicmedia.org