# Inside texas politics news
The Surprising History of Liberal Texas
When you think of Texas, the first words that come to mind might be "conservative," "Republican," and "red state." And it's true that Texas has been a reliably red state in presidential elections for decades. But it wasn't always this way. In fact, Texas has a long history of liberalism.
Texas May Turn Into A Blue State Led By Democrats ( Opinion)
The 2016 presidential election proved that Texas is no longer a solidly red state. Hillary Clinton won 52 percent of the vote in Harris County, home to Houston, and came within nine points of Donald Trump statewide. This shift is partly thanks to the state's growing Hispanic, African-American, and Asian population fueled by immigration, which has been voting increasingly Democratic in recent years.
Over 818,000 Got Away Crossing the U.S. Border Under the Biden Administration
President Biden and VP Harris allow getaways on their watchPhoto byTwitter. Though 704 migrants were recently capturedas they crossed the Texas-Mexican border, many get away without getting caught. Fox News reported there were 73,000 ‘gotaways’ in November - migrants who crossed the border illegally without getting captured.
Over 700 Migrants Were Restless and Decided to Cross the Texas Border
As migrants wait for Article 42 to end this month, some couldn’t wait any longer and decided to enter Texas early Thursday morning at Eagle Pass. Eagle Pass is about 140 miles southeast of San Antonio.
The Biden Administration is Planning For the End of Title 42
Since Title 42 went into effect, thousands of migrants have crossed the United States-Mexico border. Within weeks, the end of this policy will open the gates for more migrants to cross.
Texas Migrants Were Welcomed This Week in Omaha and They Would Welcome More
Omaha has welcomed refugees in 2017Photo byTwitter. A local group in Omaha, Nebraska has opened its arms to help migrants that crossed the Texas-Mexican border. The group has been planning for weeks in preparation to greet migrants who are seeking a better life.
Texas Governor Abbott Sent the Fifth Bus to the Home of Vice President Harris
Migrants were dropped off at the home of Vice President Kamala HarrisPhoto byTwitter. Washington, D.C. was greeted this morning with the arrival of migrants from Texas. Similar to the past few trips that began in September, the migrants were dropped off at the home of Vice President Kamala Harris by the Naval Observatory.
Dallas Announced Plans for Affordable Housing At a Cost of $25 Million
Houston and Austin announced plans for affordable housing for residents in their cities. Now, Dallas made a similar announcement for its residents. On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, the City of Dallas announced plans for affordable housing.
Migrants are Entering Texas Illegally and There is No Border Patrol in Sight
Migrants crossing the El Paso borderPhoto byInstagram and Twitter. El Paso is one Texas city that borders Mexico where migrants and illegal aliens cross. Sometimes they cross through gaps in the fence that flows along the border.
Beto O'Rourke Returned $1 Million From a Cryptocurrency Company that Declared Bankruptcy
The once prominent cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, reportedly made a $1 million donation to the Beto O’Rourke campaign as he was running for office in Austin. FTX recently filed for bankruptcy over how it badly managed investor funds.
Philadelphia Receives Its Sixth Bus of Migrants From Texas Governor Abbott
Texas Governor Abbott and migrants arriving in PhiladelphiaPhoto byTwitter. Philadelphia received its sixth bus of migrants on Monday morning. This is only a few days after the last bus arrived from Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
Chicago Welcomes 20 More Migrants From Texas
Buses from Texas carrying migrants have slowed down from their highs just a few months ago. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott is still busing migrants to sanctuary cities. On Thursday morning, Chicago welcomed 20 more migrants. This brings the total number of migrants to 3,740.
Texas County Judge Asks Biden to Visit the Southern Border
Hidalgo County Judge Cortez asks President Biden to visit the Texas borderPhoto byTwitter. Hidalgo County is along the southern border of Texas and the judge invited President Joe Biden to visit. Judge Richard F. Cortez doesn’t want Biden to come for a drink or dinner, but the judge wants Biden to come up close and see the issue his county and other border cities are facing with migrants crossing the border.
Texas Governor Abbott Witnessed a Fentanyl Game Changer in Houston
Governor Abbott at the University of Houston on the fentanyl vaccinePhoto byTwitter. A Houston University declared it may have created a “Game changer” for the drug industry. They may have created a fentanyl vaccine that Texas Governor Greg Abbott visited on Thursday, December 1, 2022. Governor Abbott visited the University of Houston to meet with university leaders and gave the governor ideas for the next legislative session.
Philadelphia Welcomes the Fifth Bus of Migrants From Texas
Texas Governor Greg Abbott buses another group of migrants to PhiladelphiaPhoto byTwitter. On Wednesday morning, November 30, a busload of migrants arrived from Texas at 30th Street Station. Philadelphia officials were there to greet them on a rainy morning.
Former Head of Border Patrol Says Governor Abbott Needs to Remove Texas Migrants
Mark Morgan and Texas Governor AbbottPhoto byTwitter. A long-serving public official comes out and told NewsMax, that Texas Governor Greg Abbott needs to remove migrants and send them back to Mexico. Mark Morgan made these remarks on November 28, 2022, while speaking at the Wake Up America interview.
Here’s What Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Can Learn From Other Democratic Mayors On the Migrant Crisis (Opinion)
Mayor Jim Kenney and Texas migrantsPhoto byTwitter. Texas has been flooded with migrants crossing its border with Mexico as migrants were seeking asylum. Republican Governor Greg Abbott asked for support from Democratic President Joe Biden but his call was unanswered. So, Abbott took action.
New York Mayor Adams Opens Another New Shelter For Migrants
Mayor Adams opens a new housing shelter for migrantsPhoto byTwitter. After about 3 months when New York started receiving migrants from Texas and spending a lot of money, the mayor spends more money on another housing project. This time Mayor Eric Adams plans to house migrants at Stewart Hotel according to Spectrum News. The hotel is located on Seventh Avenue and is an emergency shelter. There are 56 hotels that are emergency shelters in New York City.
Mayor Adams Says We are in Financial Trouble After a $2 Billion Dollar Gap
Mayor Adams handling migrants in New York CityPhoto byTwitter. New York City mayor is tightening up the city’s expenses. Mayor Eric Adams told city agencies to leave open jobs vacant.
Governor Abbott Announced $1.4 Billion in Benefits for 3.5 Million Texans
The pandemic is not over completely as Texas is providing resources to people who need them. “The State of Texas continues working to ensure families and children impacted by school closures have access to nutritious meals. I thank HHSC (Health and Human Services) and TEA (Texas Education Agency) for working with the USDA (US Department of Agriculture) to provide these food benefits for Texas families across the state.”