Bill To Avert Shutdown For 1 Week Clears HouseHouse members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight.
Texas Senate Votes To Boost Security For Judges After AttackThe Texas Senate has voted to boost security protections for state and local judges after an attempted assassination of a district judge outside her Austin home in 2015.
Texas House Speaker Blasts Senate Budget's Accounting TrickThe Texas Senate's proposed $106.3 billion state budget is now set for a floor vote next week -- but it's already being blasted by the Republican head of the House.
Senate OKs Bill Seeking To Slow Property Tax IncreasesThe Texas Senate has approved a plan designed to slow the increase of local property taxes as Republicans scramble to deliver on fiscally conservative promises despite a state budget crunch.
Texas Senate Gives Final Approval To Anti-Abortion BillThe Texas Senate has given final approval to banning a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, sending it to the state House.
Safeguard Your Holiday Home From FireTis the season for bright lights, holiday cheer and of course – Christmas trees.
House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.
Lawmakers Drop Plan Requiring Women To Register For DraftHouse and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping defense policy bill that rejects a plan to force women to register for a military draft.
Trump Breaks Tradition, Grabs Dinner Without Press In TowPresident-elect Donald Trump has broken with protocol by leaving his Trump Tower residence without taking along his press contingent.
Texas Community Goes Underground For Doomsday PrepSome upper-income Texans are headed down below, not Australia, but below the surface.
I-Team Update: Does Your Washing Machine Smell?If you’ve ever noticed a really bad smell or slimy mold in your washing machine, you could soon be getting a check for your trouble.
Old Homes In Arlington Heights Plagued By FloodingIt was a long, unexpected night for Carleton and Western Avenues and the homes built half a century ago on an old creek bed in Arlington Heights.