Gov. Rick Perry says he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of “lip service” from the federal government.
After a more than 12 hour effort by Senator Wendy Davis to kill anti-abortion bill SB5, Texas lawmakers will get another chance to pass the legislation.
Laid-off workers in Texas looking to receive unemployment benefits have a new hurdle: mandatory drug testing. Governor Rick Perry signed the bill into law Friday.
FEMA has denied Governor Rick Perry’s request for a major disaster declaration in West, Texas again.
Governor Perry and state lawmakers are considering using a special session to deal with the issue of funding new road construction in Texas.
Governor Perry wants lawmakers to approve the voting maps drawn by a federal court in Washington, DC that were already used for Congressional and state legislative districts last year.
State lawmakers are sending Gov. Rick Perry a slew of new bills to sign, after pushing through several proposals before the end of the regular legislative session.
The Texas Legislature gathered Monday for a breezy day of backslapping, goodbyes and very little actual lawmaking on the largely ceremonial last day of the biennial session.
It’s been a frustrating couple of days for those who are waiting on word from their loved ones in the town of West.
83rd State Legislative session gets underway in Austin with a long list of priorities.
Gov. Rick Perry has asked Texans to join him in a moment of silence Friday in memory of the 26 victims of the Connecticut school shootings.
Governor Perry has ordered Texas Military Forces to provide support to state and local agencies fighting the wildfires near Possum Kingdom Lake.