Second amendment & redistricting focus
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Second amendment sanctuary resolutions continue to pass; the count is now at 15. The measures have drawn scorn from some in the mainstream, good indication advocates are hitting the mark.
Redistricting and a strong statewide showing by an unknown Congressman in 2018 have Democrats amped about 2020. But redistricting saber-rattling is unlikely to motivate voters or alter the process by which map is drawn after a summer SCOTUS ruling cleared the way for partisan gerrymandering.
The Associated Republicans of Texas has released a list of endorsed primary candidates. The filing deadline is a couple of weeks out, but primary action this cycle is anemic.
Drug testing of lawmakers in Austin is getting some play after the bust of a State Rep. on cocaine charges. Such a policy has been proposed before and failed.
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