Dallas Residents Pack Town Hall To Talk About $800M BondDozens of Dallas residents packed Dallas City Council chambers on Monday night for a town hall-style meeting with leaders of a task force handling an $800 million dollar bond for 2017.
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 Senate Attaches Voucher Plan To School Finance FixThe version the Senate approved after midnight increases classroom funding by only about $500 million, scraps the $210 per-student increase and adds a plan offering taxpayer funds that would go into education savings accounts that some special education students could use to attend private schools.
Texas Adoption Agency 'Religious Refusal' Closer To LawTexas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Texas Set To Pass Transgender Bathroom Law For SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Texas Revives Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' For Public SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Abbott Signs Bill Preventing Government From Subpoenaing SermonsTexas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law Sunday a bill that prevents state and local governments from issuing subpoenas for religious sermons.
Graduates Walk Out On Pence At Notre Dame CommencementDozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony.
Pence Cites Trump's 'Leadership' In Commencement AddressVice President Mike Pence urged graduating students at a Pennsylvania college to become leaders and cited President Donald Trump's "leadership and perseverance" as an example.
Tom Mechler Resigns As Texas GOP ChairmanRepublican Party of Texas Chairman Tom Mechler resigned from his position Saturday for personal reasons.
Texas House Approves Regulations For Self-Driving CarsThe Texas House has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that's already been tested on the streets of the state capital.
Texas House Revives Previously Stalled 'Lunch Shaming' BanThe Texas House has revived a much-watched bill to keep schools from stigmatizing children while trying to collect parents' lunch debts.