Texas Senate OKs Revisions To Voter ID Law The Texas Senate on Monday approved key modifications to the state's strictest-in-the-nation voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts previously found it discriminatory.
What You Need To Know For Election DayThe voter may vote by signing a declaration at the polls explaining why the voter is unable to obtain one of the 7 forms of approved photo ID, and providing one of various forms of supporting documentation.
US Appeals Court Revisits Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a Texas voter ID law.
Legal Cases Could Affect How Texans Cast Ballots In NovemberA flurry of legal activity this year could affect how 14 million registered Texas voters cast ballots in November's presidential election.
US To States: Make It Easier For Prisoners To Obtains IDsAttorney General Loretta Lynch is urging governors to make it easier for prisoners to obtain state-issued identification upon their release.
Search For Missing Dallas Mom Over, Remains Positively IdentifiedDevastating news for a Dallas family after the body of their loved one, found under a bridge, is positively identified. Officials say remains found this past weekend, in the Trinity River Bottoms, belong to Marisol Espinosa.
New Laws Take Effect In TexasA measure allowing some epilepsy patients to get low-THC cannabis oil, Texas' first concession on medical marijuana, is one of nearly 700 new laws taking effect Tuesday.
Review Of Student Records Causes Issues For Adoptive FamilyState education code says the person enrolling a child for school, needs to provide a name, address and date of birth. The child needs to have a birth certificate, immunization record and any prior school records.
Texas Fights Immigrants' Lawsuit Over Birth CertificatesTexas health officials asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by immigrant parents who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because local authorities refused to recognize as valid certain forms of identification.
Fake ID Ring Busted In Dallas Had Been Watching FedsA fake ID ring has been broken up in Dallas, and the suspects had been keeping an eye on the federal agents watching them.
North Texas ID Theft Suspects Targeted Fannie Mae CustomersFederal prosecutors say seven people have been charged in a North Texas identity theft ring that gained access to the personal information of 1,100 Fannie Mae customers.
Texas Voter ID Case Gets September 2014 Trial Date A federal judge has set a September 2014 trial date for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Texas' Voter ID — just ahead of a pivotal general election.