Texas House Speaker Joe Straus excused his chamber just before 1:00 p.m. on Monday, shortly after Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who oversees the Senate, adjourned the upper chamber.
The Texas Senate has passed a $300 million border security bill — one of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities and part of a sweeping, $800 million border package.
It is now up to Gov. Greg Abbott to determine how San Antonio visitors remember the Alamo — the site of the famous Texas Revolution battle where 180 defenders died.
The Texas House and Senate gave preliminary approval to increasing homestead property tax exemptions, key to a $3.8 billion tax cut package on Gov. Greg Abbott’s wish list.
From same-sex marriage, to schools, to the money that goes into your pocket — it was a busy night on Thursday at the State Capitol in Austin.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says the end to a lengthy standoff over tax cuts between the House and Senate appears within reach.
Dell Inc. has joined opposition to a Texas bill that would attempt to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if gay marriage is legalized.
After months of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum, the Texas Senate on Thursday approved Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s proposed pre-K upgrade.
The Texas House has preliminarily passed a plan revamping the state’s economic incentive programs, including dissolving a pet fund of Rick Perry that funneled $200 million in taxpayer dollars to startups.
Tax cuts and better pre-K in Texas pushed ahead Wednesday when the House rallied behind a $2 billion proposed sales tax cut before passing an early education bill.
Gov. Greg Abbott has requested that the EPA scrap plans to tighten national emission limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness.
A broken elevator almost canceled part of the first photo-op of 2015 for new Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the first U.S. governor in nearly 30 years to use a wheelchair.