Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says ‘odds favor’ that Texas will sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration but is stopping short of his earlier vow to file a lawsuit.
The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration.
The Supreme Court will not review an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting drug-induced abortions.
Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.
Governor Perry wants lawmakers to approve the voting maps drawn by a federal court in Washington, DC that were already used for Congressional and state legislative districts last year.
State lawmakers are sending Gov. Rick Perry a slew of new bills to sign, after pushing through several proposals before the end of the regular legislative session.
The Texas House approved a batch of bills Saturday to further soften gun laws that were already among the country’s most firearms-friendly.
The 83rd Texas Legislature has convened for its 140-day regular session where it will tackle the state budget, students testing, water issues, health care and hundreds of proposed new laws.