Texas May Not Restore Lost Abortion Clinics Despite SCOTUS RulingTexas lost more than half of its 41 abortion clinics in the three years since former Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed a sweeping anti-abortion law that justices largely dismantled in a 5-3 ruling Monday.
Court Upholds Texas Rules In Veterans Education ProgramA federal appeals court has upheld a much-watched Texas program that promises free college educations to military veterans if they lived in the state when they enlisted.
Dog Owners In Dallas Could Face Tougher LawsDog owners in Dallas could face tougher new laws as the city is considering proposals to make micro-chipping and sterilization mandatory.
Dallas Co. DA Office Says No Return Date For DA Susan HawkThe Dallas County District Attorney's office says it has no return date for DA Susan Hawk who is taking another leave of office while being treated for severe depression.
Mother Of 2 Children Found In San Antonio Child Abuse CaseSan Antonio authorities report they've located the mother of two of the eight children found unsupervised in a major child abuse case.
Dallas Taxpayers Possibly On Hook For $1 BillionA law suit from the past may cost Dallas taxpayers more than $2,600 each in the present!
New Legal Hotline Available To Sexual Assault SurvivorsSome sexual assault survivors will now have free access to legal advice via a new statewide toll-free number.
Federal Appeals Court To Rehear Texas Voter ID CaseA federal appeals court will hold a new hearing on whether a Texas voter ID law has discriminatory effects on minorities — a potential blow to the Obama administration's efforts to fight new ballot-box restrictions passed by conservative legislatures around the country.
6 States Sue Obama Administration Over Affordable Care ActThe complaint that Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana and Nebraska filed Wednesday in the Northern District of Texas takes issue with the Health Insurance Providers Fee assessed to health insurers to cover federal subsidies.
Texas Executes Its First Inmate Of 2016 After Late Appeals FailTexas is the nation's busiest death penalty state, having carried out 13 lethal injections in 2015, which accounted for nearly half of the 28 executions nationwide.
Senators Push For Bill Of Rights Display At Oklahoma CapitolThe effort is part of a national push by the group My Bill of Rights to install such displays around the country. A display already has been constructed in Arizona, and another is planned for Texas.
No Child Left Behind Law Up For Makeover In SenateThe Senate is set to vote Wednesday on legislation to rewrite the landmark 2002 No Child Left Behind law.