Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts.
Tempers Likely To Soar In Summer Congressional SessionSummertime in presidential election years is often a time when Congress lowers its sights and focuses more on what it simply must do.
American Airlines To Spend $4M To Help Reduce Security LinesFort Worth-based American Airlines says they will spend millions to help ease long airport security lines.
Local Health Officials Watch Closely As Washington Debates Zika FundingMonday, Frisco announced one of its residents had been diagnosed with Zika.
House GOP To Miss Budget Deadline Amid Divisions In CaucusHouse Republicans are departing Washington having missed a deadline to pass their long-stalled budget and not appearing to be trying very hard to revive it.
Paul Ryan Is Not Running For President, Or Passing A BudgetRyan's national stature is such that he had to call a news conference to deny he wants to be president. Back on Capitol Hill, he's about to blow through a statutory deadline to pass an annual budget.
Obama Sends Congress $1.9B Request To Combat Zika VirusPresident Barack Obama Monday sent lawmakers an official $1.9 billion request to combat the spread of the Zika virus in Latin America and the U.S.
Congress Gives Final OK To Local Internet Tax BanCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
President Obama Sends Congress Record $4.1 Trillion 2017 Spending PlanPresident Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives.
Texas AG's Injunction Request Banning Syrian Refugees DeniedPaxton's press secretary says the office is now exploring its options to move forward in a different way.
Texas Senator Speaks Out Against EPA In FlintTexas Senator John Cornyn has said that it "certainly appears that the EPA did not take action" or at least alert the public about lead contamination in Flint's water.
President Obama's Final State Of The Union AddressPresident Obama says one of the few regrets of his presidency is that too many Americans feel their voice doesn't matter in democracy.