Tarrant Co. District Clerk Permanently Shuts Down Passport OfficesIf you live in Tarrant County and you need a passport, don't bother going to a county passport office.
Dallas Fed Bank Taps Harvard Professor As New PresidentA professor and associate dean at the Harvard Business School has been selected as the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled ContractsThe Texas State Auditor's Office says the General Land Office has made mistakes in handling nearly $6 million in contracts over the past few years, including vastly underestimating project costs.
Supreme Court: Amtrak Like Gov't Agency In Helping Set RulesA unanimous Supreme Court says Amtrak is more like a part of the government than a private corporation when it helps federal agencies craft rules to keep trains running on schedule.
Southwest Fined $1.6 Million For Violating Tarmac Delay RuleDallas' Southwest Airlines is being fined $1.6 million for not letting passengers get off planes that were stuck on the ground during long delays.
States Differ On Need For Bitcoin OversightThe Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.
Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk LevelsA Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk.
Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol's basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a 'powdery substance' in a lawmaker's office.
Texas 'My Plates' Reaches $25M Goal Early A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.
Dallas City Council Wants Raise, Puts It To A Vote Of The PeopleRight now, Dallas City Council members make $37,000per year and they are asking for a bump to $60,000.
To Cut Down On Fraud, DPS Wants Fingerprints To Renew Drivers LicenseNext time you head to the DMV lawmakers will want your finger prints on file before you can get your drivers license renewed.
TX Congressman Wants 'Trade-Off' To Free U.S. Marine From Mexico'It's ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can't get a Marine across the border released,' Rep. Poe says.