Stakes High For Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election LoomingThree losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel.
Texas House Passes 'Sanctuary City' Ban With Tough Jail PenaltyThe bill would allow Texas to withhold funding from county and local governments for acting as sanctuary cities — even as the Trump administration's efforts to do so nationally have hit roadblocks.
Plan For Drug Cartel Money To Pay For Border Wall Raises QuestionsSen. Ted Cruz’s plan to use drug cartel money to pay for a border wall could take years to succeed, according to forfeiture experts, and opens the door to using the money for any number of new projects.
Trump Tax Plan Cuts Top Rate From 39.6 To 35 PercentTrump tax plan cuts top income tax rate from 39.6 to 35 percent, doubles amount taxpayers can deduct.
Price Absent At Courthouse As Jurors Enter Day 6 Of DeliberationsUsually Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Price walks through the doors of the Earle Cabell Federal Building and into the courtroom where his corruption trial is being held, but today he and co-defendant, Dapheny Fain, were no shows
Homeland Security Formally Opening Immigrant Crime OfficeThe Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement, or VOICE, opens Wednesday and is intended to keep victims informed of the immigration proceedings of suspects.