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  1. Amid Manafort scandal, Texas lawmakers seek to require foreign lobbying disclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Texas Tribune

    State Reps. Sarah Davis and Giovanni Capriglione are seeking to require Austin lobbyists to disclose to state officials if they have business representing foreign governments.


  2. House committees hear concerns on managed care program, medically vulnerable TexansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Rep. Sarah Davis, R-West University Place, speaks to media regarding her request to add Ethics Reform to the special session on Aug. 2, 2017. Linda Badawo says she doesn't know if managed care works or not - but it hasn't worked for her family.


  3. Lawmakers to address neglect of medically vulnerable Texans following Dallas Morning News reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Following the newspaper's investigation into failings and cutbacks in the state's managed care program, three Texas House committees will meet this month to discuss ways to improve the program. State Rep. Sarah Davis, R-West University Place, speaks to media regarding her request to add ethics reform to the special session on Aug. 2, 2017.


  4. Analysis: A conniption fit disguised as a legislative studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    For starters, it landed a week after the primaries, when the debate might have been raging - it wasn't, despite predictions - about whether the state government ought to participate in a panicky civic culture effort to tell transgender people which restrooms to use. It was authored by a lame-duck committee chairman appointed by a lame-duck speaker of the Texas House, partly as a public policy exercise and partly as a shot at a governor and a lieutenant governor who, unlike those two ducks, will still be working in Austin next year.


  5. Greg Abbott calls for GOP unity after failing to unseat state Reps. Sarah Davis, Lyle LarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a get out the vote rally in Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, the first day of early voting for Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas. Two days after the Texas primaries, Gov. Greg Abbott is putting an emphasis on the races where his endorsement went to winning candidates, looking past the two high-profile contests where his support could not get primary challengers across the finish line.


  6. Here's what happened in the 2018 Texas primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    As polls opened in the Texas primaries on Tuesday, The Texas Tribune laid out seven key questions for election night . Now that the smoke is clearing, here are the answers: Before Election Day, a snapshot of the 10 counties in Texas with the highest number of registered voters showed motivated Democrats casting ballots early.


  7. In Texas House primaries, two of the three incumbents challenged by Gov. Greg Abbott lead earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    After Gov. Greg Abbott spent more than a quarter of a million dollars in a campaign to unseat three Republican incumbents in the Texas House, two of those incumbents were nonetheless ahead of their primary challengers Tuesday after early voting. State Rep. Sarah Davis , R-West University Place, led challenger Susanna Dokupil, a former staffer for Abbott when he was attorney general.


  8. Without competitive primaries, some Texas politicians choose to donate to their colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Hugh Brady, a law professor at the University of Texas at Austin, put it simply: Candidates can take money from pretty much anyone they want - and they can give that money to pretty much any candidate they want. One of the few stipulations is that contributions to federal candidates are limited to $2,700 per election by the Federal Elections Commission.


  9. Analysis: Leaving Texas voters to decide what's fact and what's fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    State Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Ft. Worth, chairman of the House Administration Committee, looks toward the gallery while House members watch severe weather during debate on May 25, 2015.


  10. Abbott plunges deeper into House primary challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a get out the vote rally in Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, the first day of early voting for Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas. BELLAIRE - If the three House primary challengers Gov. Greg Abbott has endorsed lose their races on March 6, it won't be for a lack of trying on the governor's part.


  11. Gov. Greg Abbott compares Sarah Davis to Wendy Davis in latest attack adRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Greg Abbott is comparing state Rep. Sarah Davis , a fellow Republican, to his 2014 Democratic opponent, Wendy Davis, as he further intensifies his efforts to unseat the West University Place lawmaker. Abbott's campaign is going on TV next week in Sarah Davis' District 134 with a 30-second ad that shows the two Davises side-by-side, tying the Republican to the Democrat's famous 2013 filibuster against abortion restrictions.


  12. Analysis: "You come at the king, you best not miss"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Left to right: state Reps. Sarah Davis, R-University Place, Wayne Faircloth, R-Galveston, and Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio.


  13. With latest attack ad, Abbott builds on six-figure push to unseat GOP state Rep. Sarah DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is sparing no expense - or attack - as he works to unseat a fellow Republican, state Rep. Sarah Davis of West University Place. After spending six figures in January on ads for her primary challenger, Susanna Dokupil, Abbott is launching a third TV ad in the district, one that solely criticizes Davis without mentioning Dokupil - and doubles down on a line of attack that Davis has already called the "most disingenuous" one she's ever seen.


  14. "Bathroom bill" fizzles as Republican primary issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    The "bathroom bill," once touted as a surefire issue for the 2018 Republican primaries, is barely registering in them with less than a month until Election Day. Last year, state lawmakers waded into an intense, emotional debate over whether the state should restrict which bathrooms transgender Texans could use, a priority of Lt.


  15. Straus questions Abbott endorsement of House primary challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announces he won't seek reelection in 2018 at a press conference at the state Capitol on Oct. 25, 2017. House Speaker Joe Straus , R-San Antonio, on Friday questioned Gov. Greg Abbott 's decision to endorse against a GOP member of the lower chamber, suggesting it could lead to a Democrat capturing the seat.


  16. Analysis: The biggest threat to the Texas GOP? The Texas GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Rep. Sarah Davis R-West University Place, speaks to media regarding her request to add ethics reform to the special session on Aug. 2, 2017 The Republican big tent shares a risk with big family reunions; everybody shows up, and the name is sometimes the only thing they have in common. In the latest installment of the GOP's family feud, Gov. Greg Abbott , a Republican whose own state representative is a Democrat, came out against a Republican Houston incumbent this week by backing the GOP challenger to state Rep. Sarah Davis in the lead-up to next year's March 6 primary.


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