Polling

ACA Repeal

March 23, 2017

As the bill meant to repeal Obamacare faces a close floor vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, results from the February 2017 UT / TT Poll illustrate the cross currents in the Republican Party that are forcing Speaker Ryan and President...

5 First-Cut Takeaways from Feb. '17 UT/TT Poll

February 27, 2017

1. Texans come around to Donald Trump; 2. Vouchers by any other name are still a hard sell in Texas; 3. Transgender access is not a priority for the public; 4. Governor Greg Abbott remains strong; 5. Many Texans don’t have...

Lt. Gov. Patrick's Priorities

January 19, 2017

In the wake of Lt. Governor  Patrick's claim that "all of the bills we've released as priorities are supported by Republicans and Democrats," we've gone through our data archive and found polling results relevant to fifteen of the Lt....

ACA Repeal
5 First-Cut Takeaways from Feb. '17 UT/TT Poll
Lt. Gov. Patrick's Priorities
April 01, 2017
The House and Senate budgets are now fully gassed up and pointed at each other on a dark road outside of town, now that the House Appropriations Committee has sent its version of the budget to the House floor.  On the other side of the building, Senator Taylor got the much-debated school choice bill passed by the Senate, though in much reduced form and with three GOP no votes. Read more...
March 28, 2017
The Senate Budget bil is expected to hit the floor of the upper chamber today, while the House is expected to vote on the heavily lobbied Texas Railroad Commission sunset bill. A slew of amendments have been filed on that bill, but it seems unlikely to be derailed at this point. Read more...
March 25, 2017
Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, was our guest in the Texas Politics Speaker Series on Friday, March 24, 2017.  Find a complete video of the interview, along with short excerpts on key topics including the budget, education policy, his own political future, and, of course, bathroom access.  Read more...
March 23, 2017
As the bill meant to repeal Obamacare faces a close floor vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, results from the February 2017 UT / TT Poll illustrate the cross currents in the Republican Party that are forcing Speaker Ryan and President Trump to furiously whip the first major vote of the new administration. Read more...