Texas Bill To End 'Lunch Shaming' Back On Legislative CalendarA bill that could end school lunch shaming by creating standards to protect hungry school children gets a second chance in the Texas Legislature.
Democrats Criticize Texas Governor's Reaction To Police ShootingTop Texas Democrats decried Gov. Greg Abbott's muted response to the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer outside a Balch Springs house party, which follows his far more spirited response to stabbings at the University of Texas and the shooting of a paramedic.
Officials Optimistic About Repairs To Dallas 911 SystemThe troubled Dallas 911 system is closer to being fixed, according to city officials. As it turns out, the problem was not with 'ghost calls' after all. It was actually a long line of 'abandoned' calls that caused the issue.
Dewhurst Ready To Tap Rainy Day FundLt. Gov. David Dewhurst said, with the state's population set to double in the next 40 or 50 years, it is time to tap the Rainy Day Fund, which could be nearly $12 billion by 2015.
Cruz: Shutdown May Be NecessaryJust hours after he was sworn-in, Texas' new Republican Senator Ted Cruz went on offense against president Obama and Democrats - who he says are reluctant to cut spending.