Democrats Press Talks As Showdown Vote Looms On Funding BillDemocrats are pushing to reopen talks on must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, fight the Zika virus and help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild.
Gov. Abbott's Texas Pre-K Plan Rebuffed By Alma MaterIn Texas, where pre-K is scorned by some conservative activists as "godless," Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's major education initiative is giving classrooms far less money than many once thought.
House To Vote On Scaled-Back Zika Bill Despite Obama Veto ThreatRepublicans controlling the House are ignoring protests from Democrats and a White House veto threat as they speed legislation funding the battle against the Zika virus toward a vote.
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
Texas Officials Approve $3.9B For Water ProjectsThe Texas Water Development Board agreed on the funding Thursday. The money is meant for 32 projects spread over 10 years, with $1 billion being disbursed this year.
Texas House Trying School Finance Fix Amid Court FightThe Texas House is launching an ambitious attempt to fix the troubled way the state pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of a bitter, ongoing court battle.
Concerned Texans Gathering In Austin To Protest Toll Roads People from across Texas are going to be in Austin today calling on elected officials for toll road reform.
Judge Declares Public School Financing System UnconstitutionalIt's the ruling heard across the state that will affect millions of school children.
Governor Perry Calls Charges Unconstitutional, Asks Judge To Dimiss CaseGovernor Perry vows to fight every chance he gets. On Monday, his lawyers put it in writing. They filed a 60 page motion to dismiss the felony charges against him calling state statutes overly vague and unconstitutional.
Cities Deal With Ice Storm Debt After FEMA Denies ClaimsDecember's ice storm left North Texas battered and bruised. Now we've learned we've been left out in the cold again -- footing all the repair bills.
Survey: Critical Shortage In Funding For Domestic Violence SurvivorsA survey released today by the National Network to End Domestic Violence shows domestic violence programs across Texas have a critical shortage of funds and staff to assist victims in need of services.
Crowdfunding Website Kickstarter.com HackedUsers are being advised to change their passwords after crowdfunding platform website Kickstarter.com was recently hacked.