Dallas County Sheriff Seriously Considering Run For GovernorHer candidacy could mean serious changes for Dallas County. She would have to resign her position as sheriff just to run for governor.
Gov. Abbott Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Dead For NowAbbott blamed moderate Republican House Speaker Joe Straus, who has for months sided with powerful businesses interests in saying the bill could harm the state's economy.
Texas Legislature Ends Special Session A Day EarlyHouse members quit to force the Senate to accept their version of a contentious property tax bill. But the Senate rejected that ultimatum, and itself adjourned.
Bathroom Bill Fails In Special Session As House AdjournsChances of any last-minute deals extinguished when the House adjourned for good in a special legislative session.
Some Bathroom Privacy Bill Supporters Say It's Dead In Texas HouseAfter all the rallies and hearings, some of the bills' strongest supporters acknowledge it won't survive the special session.
Dallas Stars Come Out Against Bathroom Privacy BillsWhile area businesses and business leaders have expressed opposition to the proposed laws, the Stars are the first major sports franchise in Texas to do so.
Conservative Republican Voices Radio Ads Against Bathroom BillsIn one ad, Judge Mary Horn says she's a born-again Christian and a long-standing conservative Republican who "opposes these bathroom privacy bills."
Top Oil Companies Join Firms Opposing Texas 'Bathroom Bill'More than 50 business leaders, including the heads of some of the nation's top oil companies, are opposing a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people — adding to an already long list of powerful and lucrative firms opposing it.