Barbecue Restaurants Have Bone To Pick With State RegulationsThe bill would exempt restaurants selling food by the pound from having to certify their scales and keep those scales visible to customers.
Special Session Looms For Texas LegislatureGovernor Abbott said his biggest disappointment was the fact that lawmakers didn't pass a sunset bill, that would allow the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies to continue operating past September.
Suspect Attempting Getaway Causes $1M DamageAuthorities in West Texas say a man fleeing from sheriff's deputies caused nearly $1 million in damage at a chemical plant when he crashed a pickup through several gates and ran inside.
Protest Sparks Texas Lawmaker Threats Of Gun ViolenceA group of Democratic lawmakers is accusing a Republican colleague of threatening to "put a bullet in the head" of someone on the Texas House floor, as a raucous immigration protest unfolded in a public gallery.
Tech Industry Leaders Send Bathroom Bill Message To Texas GovernorAs Texas Governor Greg Abbott delays making a decision about whether to call state lawmakers back to work for a special legislative session, the heads of some of the largest tech business in the world sent a message to the state leader.
Are 140 Days Enough? Abbott Delays Special Session DecisionGovernor Greg Abbott says he won't make a decision until later this week on whether to call state lawmakers back to work as their 140-day legislation session ends Monday.
2 People Dead After Car Crash In ArlingtonPolice in Arlington are investigating after an incident early Monday killed two people from one car. A man was ejected during a crash, and a woman was then hit by another passing vehicle.
Another Texas Democrat Launches A State Senate FilibusterA Texas Democrat has staged another state Senate floor filibuster — but don't expect it to generate as much attention as Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon speech four years ago.
Texas Approves Overhauling A-F School Accountability SystemThe Texas Legislature has approved an overhaul of an academic accountability rating system that issues schools and school districts A to F letter grades.
Texas Passes Softened Voter ID Law After Judge Finds BiasThe Texas Legislature has approved a weakened voter ID law and sent it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters.
Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Fading As Legislative Session Wraps Up Texas' legislative session was winding down Sunday, with an all-but dead "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.
Texas Lawmakers OK Budget But 'Bathroom Bill' Still In LimboThe $217 billion spending bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will likely be a quiet footnote to a rancorous legislative session that ends Monday.

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