State Lawmaker Wants Confederate Plaque Removed From Texas CapitolA state lawmaker from Dallas wants a Confederate plaque removed from the Capitol building. 
Veterans Get Expanded College Assistance Under Trump Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law.
Mississippi Holds On To State Flag With Confederate SymbolThe same leaders who control Mississippi flag legislation remain in office, with the Republican governor and lieutenant governor still saying flag design should be determined by a statewide election.
Governor Abbott Criticizes Texas House After Special Session EndsGovernor Greg Abbott blasted the Texas House for not reaching an agreement with the Senate on how to lessen the burden of rising property taxes.
Trustees Mull Over Renaming Dallas ISD Schools Named After ConfederatesThe sweeping movement to rename campuses named after Confederates is again a topic of discussion for Dallas school trustees.
Gov. Abbott Suggests 'Bathroom Bill' Dead For NowAbbott blamed moderate Republican House Speaker Joe Straus, who has for months sided with powerful businesses interests in saying the bill could harm the state's economy.
Trump Disbands Economic Councils As CEOs QuitThe CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. Then the President pulls the plug on his councils.
Bush Presidents Denounce Racism & Hatred In Statement On CharlottesvillePresident George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush released a joint statement on Wednesday, denouncing racism and hatred after the events that took place in Charlottesville.
US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage For Tough TalksThe top U.S. trade negotiator says that the United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Trump Attacks Amazon Again On TwitterPresident Trump is renewing his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, and said the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump has often criticized the company and CEO Jeff Bezos.
Obama's Post-Charlottesville Message Most-Liked Tweet EverTwitter says President Barack Obama's tweet in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has taken the crown as the platform's most-liked post ever.
Texas Legislature Approves $560M For Schools, Teacher RetirementThe Texas Legislature has approved about $560 million in extra funding for schools and retired teachers.

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