The massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people last year is unlikely to meaningfully change regulatory or safety rules in Texas until at least 2016 under the latest bill offered Tuesday by lawmakers tasked with scrutinizing the blast.
Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Complaints about some of the biggest health insurance companies in the state are skyrocketing and could get a lot worse. Some insurance agents told CBS 11 News that thousands of people might have insurance problems they don’t even know about yet.
First, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it’s the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats — and kept them there. After mother nature’s bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.
The House on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill that aims to remove legal risks of saying “Merry Christmas” in Texas public schools.
Texas could become the first Gulf Coast state to enact a ban, which protects shark species. Tens of millions of sharks are killed each year to supply the wasteful demand for shark fin soup.
A plan to spend $2 billion on a state water fund that met with conservative opposition has failed because it broke a parliamentary rule about when such a bill could be considered.
A bill just introduced in Washington may provide the life-saving physical therapy a Keller girl has been fighting to receive.
Texas senators have begun considering a bill that would ban discrimination against homosexuals and transgender people in the workplace.
House bill 1706 in the Texas Legislature would legally prohibiting anyone from interfering with a nursing mother in public, a protection breast-feeding advocate Michelle Hickman feels new mothers need.
A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Texas, 10 years after the Legislature proposed a constitutional amendment banning it.
Supporters of a bill to allow concealed handguns into Texas college classrooms say gunfire at a Houston-area community college shows the measure is needed to protect lives.