# Texas and 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.
Illinois Governor Said Texas Governor Abbott is Uncooperative
Governor Pritzker on the Texas migrantsPhoto byScreenshot from Twitter. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has bussed migrants that crossed the Texas-Mexican border to sanctuary states such as New and Washington, D.C. Then he added a third state on September 1 - Chicago.
El Paso is in Debt $7.5 Million For Transporting Migrants To Other Destinations
Transporting migrants out of a city is not cheap. El Paso, Texas is seeing this firsthand as the city is spending millions busing them out to sanctuary cities and other destinations.
El Paso Mayor May Finally Declare a State of Emergency
Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas flew into El Paso to see the border crisisPhoto byTwitter. Evening temperatures have been in the 20s this week in the sun city of El Paso, Texas. The below-freezing temperatures are cold for anyone who is used to the warm sunny weather of the city and other warm climates.
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.
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.
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 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.
This City in West Texas is Running Out of Space Holding Migrants
Mayor Oscar Leeser refused to declare a State of Emergency when migrants were coming across the border a few months ago. Now he may have a change of mind as Title 42 is ending in a few weeks from now.
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.
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.”
New York Prioritizes Supporting Migrants With Recent Funding
Mayor Adams welcomes migrants to New York CityPhoto byImages from Twitter. Daniel Barber represents the New York City Housing Authority and its 339,000 tenants. New York plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on migrants and he is disgusted by this.
Governor Abbott is Relying on Bitcoin to Power Texas
Governor Abbott support Bitcoin in TexasPhoto byTwitter. Just about every Texan remembers the winter storm of 2021 where many homes lost power. Then the worst was when 246 Texans died since they were without heat for days.
Migrants Attacked Customs and Border Patrol, and It Wasn't the First Time
On November 2, 2022, a U.S. Border Patrol agent was attacked by migrants. Migrants were attempting to cross the Texas-Mexican border and the Border Patrol fired back with pepper balls at the crowd along the El Paso border. Migrants are waiting in Mexico until Title 42 is lifted on December 20 after a federal judge declared disallowed the COVID era ruling.