Texas Lawmakers Send Texting While Driving Ban To Governor AbbottA statewide ban on texting while driving is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk after being defeated repeatedly over the last decade.
Texas May Scrap Law Mandating Jail For Selling Unmarked CDsTexas lawmakers are moving to finally abolish a provision allowing people to face jail time for selling unlabeled CDs.
What To Know As Texas Nears Passing 'Sanctuary City' LawWhat to know about a Texas bill targeting so-called 'sanctuary cities' that is heading to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who has pledged to sign the measure that immigrant-rights activists say will lead to profiling and discrimination.
Tough Court On Immigration Serves As Model For Trump PlansA tough approach is the model President Donald Trump hopes to replicate as part of his sweeping plans to stop illegal immigration, the cornerstone of his campaign. He wants to prosecute many more people caught crossing the border illegally.
President Trump To Sign New Travel Order On WednesdayPresident Donald Trump is expected to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order on Wednesday, one day after addressing lawmakers at a joint session of Congress.
Bathroom Bill Draws Opposition From Dallas Business LeadersTexas took center stage in the debate over bathroom privacy Thursday afternoon. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced a bill to limit transgender women from using public women's restrooms.
Affluenza Teen's Dad Faces A Jury This WeekFred Couch, the father of so-called ‘affluenza’ teen, Ethan Couch has a jury of his own to face this week.
Lawsuit Challenges New Texas Rules Over Handling Of Fetal RemainsA coalition of national advocacy groups has sued to block Texas' soon-to-be-implemented rules mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains.
Fearing Trump Crackdown, "Dreamers" Advised To End TravelImmigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children are being warned by some advocates to make sure they aren't traveling abroad when Donald Trump is sworn in as president Jan. 20.
President Obama Hits 1,000 Mark For Commutations GrantedPresident Barack Obama has surpassed the 1,000 mark for commutations granted during his presidency after shortening sentences for 79 people.
Bill Proposed Allowing Dallas To Opt Out Of Open CarryA North Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow Dallas to opt-out of open carry.
Lawmakers Say Edward Snowden Is No WhistleblowerAn intelligence committee report is calling NSA leaker Edward Snowden a "serial exaggerator and fabricator" who does not fit the profile of a whistleblower. Snowden's attorney denounces the committee's report.