Texas Governor Backs Convention Of StatesGovernor Greg Abbott tweeted "Boom" in celebration of the Texas Legislature approving a call for a "convention of states."
Cities Say Federal Overhauls Of Police Bring Mixed ResultsThe Justice Department's agreements to overhaul troubled police departments around the U.S. have been popular in some places, but they have also delivered mixed results.
Trump Budget Slashes Agency Money To Boost Defense SpendingPresident Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military and a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Workers Dismayed By President Trump's Federal Hiring FreezeSome federal workers had hoped after Donald Trump's election to president that his professed advocacy for the American worker would extend to the federal workforce, too... that hope is now diminished.
Recreational & Medical Marijuana Measures Pass In Several StatesHillary Clinton didn't win on election night, but marijuana did....and it won big. Recreational marijuana use is now legal in California, Massachusetts, and Nevada.
Feds Want To Regulate Self-Driving CarsObama administration officials say the federal government, rather than states, should be in charge of regulating self-driving cars since the vehicles are essentially controlled by software, not people.
Gov. Abbott: Texas Suing Feds Over Obama's Transgender DirectiveTexas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will become the first to sue the Obama administration over new federal guidance for transgender students in public schools.
Gov't Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Old TechnologyThe nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says the increasing cost of maintaining museum-ready equipment drains money that could go for modernization.
Court Lets Texas Join Suit Alleging Federal Land OverreachA court has allowed Texas to join a group of families suing the federal government, alleging unconstitutional seizure of land along the Texas-Oklahoma border.
Government Says All Hoverboards May Be UnsafeThe Consumer Product Safety Commission says until there is a recall, anyone who already owns a hoverboard should contact either the manufacturer or the retailer.
Feds Declare Hoverboards Unsafe, Will Go After Makers, SellersIn a letter to manufacturers, importers and retailers, U.S. regulators said they will seize or recall any of the of the two-wheeled, self-balancing scooters, which were a huge hit this holiday season, if they fail to meet federal safety standards.
Fed Battle Over Funding Could Mean More Congestion On Texas HighwaysTXDOT Leadership was very clear in explaining how early preparation for construction of vital projects may be delayed because of inaction by the Federal Government