On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics with host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey, talk turns to the shootout in Waco and its effect on the open carry debate; the not-so-secret tapings of state lawmakers; and on Memorial Day weekend, the question: Is military service no longer necessary to win political office?

Also: A Dallas ISD trustee talks about the state of the district and the superintendent; who benefits from those tax cuts the House and Senate have agreed to; the Legislature's move against unions withholding dues from some state employees' paychecks; medical marijuana; jails as psychiatric hospitals; and more.