Breaking Down the Ballot: Constitutional Amendments 

November 5th, 2019 is Election Day in Texas. This upcoming election includes many important measures including a proposed bond and constitutional amendments. This blog highlights the constitutional amendments Texans will […]

The Future of Redistricting in Texas

On June 27, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Rucho v. Common Cause, a case challenging the legality of partisan gerrymandering. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme […]

Guest Post: Austin Abdicates Innovation

This is a guest post from ATA advisory board member Chelsea Collier. It is cross-posted on Austin Startups. Sometimes saying, “I told you so” feels smugly satisfying. This is not […]

Interim charges at the Texas Legislature

Recently, the Texas House of Representatives and Senate released their interim charges — issues that legislative committees are tasked with studying leading up to next session. To be specific, they were issued […]

ATA Action Alert: Texas’ bathroom bill

On July 18, the Texas Legislature will begin a special session, and one of the topics they’ll consider is the “bathroom bill” — proposed legislation to restrict where transgender Texans can use […]