Gregory Wayne Abbott will have to sign one when he shows up to the polls, and Wendy Russell Davis has already had to do so. In Thursday’s Capital Tonight, we examine the argument over affidavits — the sworn statements voters must sign when their photo IDs differ from their voter registration cards.


The state’s cancer research funding agency is back up and running, after state leaders lifted a moratorium on the grant process. But after a high-profile scandal over misuse of the approval process, can the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas successfully rehabilitate its image? Our Capital Commentators, Harold Cook and Ted Delisi, joined us to weigh in on that topic and more.


Regardless of your thoughts on the Affordable Care Act, there’s no doubt that premiums will rise for some in Texas. We spoke with John Davidson with the conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation about why he believes young, adult males will be hit the hardest.