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.
Watauga Cracks Down On Cell Phone Use While DrivingThe city of Watauga is cracking down on distracted driving by outlawing the use of cell phones behind the wheel unless you’re hands-free.
Medicaid Rate Cuts To Therapists On Hold: Parents Of Children With Disabilities Still WorryThe tough task of caring for children with disabilities is not getting any easier in Texas.
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.
Gov. Abbott Dedicates Billions To Elevate Higher EducationThanks to a new law set to kick in on September 1, Texas Colleges and Universities will have an additional $4 billion to elevate their national standing in research.
Ken Paxton Faces Contempt Hearing Over Same-Sex Marriage RightsA federal judge has ordered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to explain why he should not be held in contempt for enforcing state laws that impede gay marriage rights.

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