Apr 21, 2021


Press Releases

Jun 14, 2021

Change and reform not easy during the 87th Session – It never is!

A message from Senator Royce West.

May 25, 2021

West Issues Statement on Revelation Russians Paid Taliban to Kill American Soldiers

State Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) on Friday issued the following statement concerning the New York Times’ stunning disclosure that American intelligence has known for months that the Russian Federation was paying bounties to Taliban terrorists who kill American soldiers.

Apr 23, 2021

West’s Statement on Cornyn and Systemic Racism

Today, Sen. West issued the following statement on John Cornyn’s comments concerning systemic racism.

May 30, 2020

Congresswoman Jackson Lee Endorses Royce West in U.S. Senate Race

On Monday, Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee endorsed Texas State Sen. Royce West in the July 14th Democratic Primary Runoff for United States Senate.

May 29, 2020

West Says Democrats Need to Look Closer at Hegar's Odd Political Past Before They Vote

State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) is asking Democrats to look closer at MJ Hegar's political past before they vote, particularly her ties to the Republican Party and the right wing fringe. His campaign drew attention to Facebook posts made by Hegar in 2015 that display the Gadsden Flag, an icon of the Tea Party at the time that was featured at many Tea Party rallies.

May 28, 2020

Rep. Joaquin Castro Endorses Royce West for U.S. Senate

ongressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) on Thursday announced he was throwing his support behind Sen. Royce West in the July 14 Democratic Primary Runoff for U.S. Senate.

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Nov 21, 2021

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson announces retirement after almost 3 decades in Congress

KETK - Texas Politics

Longtime U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, announced Saturday she is not running for reelection after serving nearly three decades in Congress. “I have gone back and forth … the whole time because of the pleading and the asking, but as of January … the year after next, I will step down,” Johnson said during an event in Dallas. “I will retire, and let me assure that I will also recommend to you whom I feel is the best to follow me.”

Nov 12, 2021

Progress report: University of Houston offers sneak peek at new Law Center building

Houston Business Journal

The University of Houston provided a sneak peek of its $93 million Law Center building under construction, unveiling a project that has been more than eight years in the making. But the Nov. 10 unveiling ceremony was about more than just celebrating the new building. Several lawmakers in attendance threw down a challenge for the UH Law Center to do more to support the greater Houston community.

Sep 21, 2021

A Closer Look At A Potential Beto O’Rourke Run For Texas Governor


News that Democrat Beto O’Rourke is considering a run against Governor Greg Abbott has people talking, including Democratic activist Haley Taylor Schlitz.

Aug 31, 2021

Texas Senate passes bill critics say restricts votes; goes to governor


The Texas Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that critics say will unduly restrict voting access for minority voters, and the governor is expected to sign the measure soon into law.

Aug 31, 2021

Texas passes bill that sparked voting rights furore across US

Yahoo News

The Texas legislature on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill restricting voter access that sparked a weeks-long political showdown and is expected to be quickly signed into law by the state’s Republican governor.

Aug 31, 2021

Texas Enables Removal of Discriminatory Provisions from Conveyance Instruments

JD Supra

Texas enacted the Senator Royce West Act, which amends the Texas Property Code to include streamlined procedures to modify a deed in order to remove discriminatory provisions from recorded conveyance instruments.
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