The Tribune's Alana Rocha and Todd Wiseman help you understand some of those odd terms that legislators use on a regular basis.
The Tribune's Alana Rocha and Justin Dehn take a look at the unique ways in which House members are allowed to vote.
The Tribune's Morgan Smith explains the role of the lieutenant governor and how important it is during the legislative session.
The Tribune's Justin Dehn and Alana Rocha show how the calendars are set in each chamber.
The Tribune’s Alana Rocha and Justin Dehn provide a closer look at the job of the parliamentarian.
The Tribune's Aman Batheja explains the role of the speaker of the Texas House and why the position is important.
The Tribune's Ross Ramsey explains what lawmakers are really doing over the arc of the state's five-month session.
The Texas Legislative Guide was designed and developed by Becca Aaronson, Emily Albracht, Daniel Craigmile, Annie Daniel, Ben Hasson and Ryan Murphy for The Texas Tribune. The Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that promotes civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government and other matters of statewide concern.