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John C. Moritz

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Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Abbott sent a message to Biden in South Texas, but it was also aimed at his 2022 rivals

During his visit to South Texas, Abbott talked a lot about Biden. But the Democratic president might not have been the only target. → Read More

Abbott, 10 GOP governors come to Texas border to lay blame for crisis at Biden's feet

Democrats denounced the visit to the border by the Republican governors as political gimmickry that sidesteps actual solutions. → Read More

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds joins Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, 8 GOP governors in South Texas to talk immigration

Gov. Abbott will be in the border community of Mission to talk about what he calls the crisis in illegal immigration. → Read More

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds joins Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, 8 GOP governors in South Texas to talk immigration

Gov. Abbott will be in the border community of Mission to talk about what he calls the crisis in illegal immigration. → Read More

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds joins Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, 8 GOP governors in South Texas to talk immigration

Gov. Abbott will be in the border community of Mission to talk about what he calls the crisis in illegal immigration. → Read More

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds joins Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, 8 GOP governors in South Texas to talk immigration

Gov. Abbott will be in the border community of Mission to talk about what he calls the crisis in illegal immigration. → Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott, 10 GOP governors to talk in South Texas about immigration policies

Gov. Abbott will be in the border community of Mission to talk about what he calls the crisis in illegal immigration. → Read More

Here's a closer look at the dizzying exercise known as redistricting in Texas

Redistricting is in full swing the Legislature. That means Republicans are on the march and Democrats are on defense. → Read More

Funding shortfall could slow effort to combat sex trafficking in Texas

The COVID pandemic helped cause a slowdown in the funding to combat human trafficking in Texas. Lawmakers are being asked to bridge the gap. → Read More

Proposed district plans split Nueces County in the Texas Senate, keep it whole in Congress

The planned Senate seats for Nueces County appear to favor Democrats while the proposed congressional map would be in GOP territory. → Read More

Beto 3.0: Here's what to watch for in a matchup between O'Rourke and Gov. Greg Abbott

Will Beto rebrand his stance on assault weapons? Can he repeat his 2018 fundraising prowess? Here are issues likely to shape the 2022 campaign. → Read More

Why the coming battle over redistricting could devolve into a political knife fight

The always partisan, always person process of redrawing Texas' political maps is about to get under way in Austin. → Read More

Abbott faults Biden for not shutting down border entry points amid immigration surge

Despite Gov. Greg Abbott's claim otherwise, a border patrol spokesman says no order was issued to close points of entry in the Del Rio Sector. → Read More

Swift-water boats, helicopters mobilized to assist in rescue and recovery

The state's main electric grid operator said it has alerted power companies to prepare to meet the threat of storm-related outages. → Read More

How rural population decline might reshape Texas' political landscape in 2022

The decline in rural population while the urban centers boomed will likely be a factor in how Texas redraws its political maps. → Read More

Republican state lawmaker urges former Speaker Joe Straus to challenge Abbott or Patrick

The former five-term speaker of the Texas House says he remains interested in public service but has not announced plans to run in 2022. → Read More

2021 legislative session was a warning to Democrats: Learn how to win elections or perish

Democrats haven't won statewide in Texas since 1994. Their troubles won't end until they break that losing streak. → Read More

Texas House takes major step to ensure the legislative branch is funded for 2022-23

The measure, passed with only minimal discussion, awaits additional votes and Senate. → Read More

Court temporarily blocks lawsuits by anti-abortion group under new Texas law

A judge has temporarily blocked an anti-abortion group from filing a lawsuit one day before Texas' so-called fetal heartbeat bill takes effect. → Read More

Court settlement takes Griddy customers off the hook for massive electric bills during Uri

Griddy customers who have already paid exorbitant bills during the Texas winter freeze can seek court action for refunds. → Read More