Top Texas Land Office Staffers Got Large, Frequent BonusesThey routinely collected cash bonuses worth tens of thousands of dollars despite earning annual salaries exceeding $100,000.
Phil Collins Alamo Artifacts To Arrive In TexasPop star Phil Collins is to be honored as a hero of the Alamo as he hands over his vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.
Texas School Fund Worth $37.7 BillionA fund that Texas uses to buy instructional materials and cover some local school district costs is now worth nearly $38 billion, officials announced on Tuesday.
Phil Collins Donating Artifacts To AlamoPhil Collins is cleaning house, and Texas history is about to benefit. Collins is set to announce that he is donating his collection of Texas Revolution artifacts to the Alamo.
'Open Carry' Concerns At State GOP ConventionOpen Carry gun rights activists from across the state will be out in full force at the Texas GOP convention being held in Fort Worth from Thursday through Saturday.
Surprises Likely In Texas Primary RacesA member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.
Dewhurst Under Attack In Lt. Governor's RaceAfter 11 years in one of the most powerful offices in Texas, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces the election of his career as he runs against three Republican challengers.
GOP Leaders: Court Erred In Brain-Dead Pregnancy Four big-name Republicans running for lieutenant governor said Monday night that a Texas judge erred when he ordered a brain-dead, pregnant woman off life support and vowed if elected to tighten similar state laws.
GOP Lt. Governor Candidates To Hold DebateThe four GOP candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor -- a post considered to be the most powerful in the state -- are getting their first televised chance to win voters.
Dewhurst Talks Teacher Pay In GOP DebateAs a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state's teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.
Another Debate In GOP Lt. Governor's RaceAn influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state's most competitive primary.
George P. Bush Files To Run For Land Commissioner The grandson of one former president and nephew of another filed Tuesday with the Texas Republican Party. Former El Paso Democratic Mayor John Cook is running against Bush in next November's election.