Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s attorney Billy Ravkind said he intends to have his client take the witness stand and testify in his own defense.
The probe of Commissioner Price went on from 2001 to 2011. Most current commissioners weren’t on the court during most of that time.
John Wiley Price faces a potential 140 year prison sentence after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in bribes in exchange for providing insider information.
A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.
Leaders from The Catholic Diocese of Dallas and Fort Worth have responded to Governor Perry’s plan to send National Guard troops to the border.
President Barack Obama’s call for additional authority to more quickly turn back young Central American border crossers is coming amid mounting resistance from some members of his Democratic Party.
Gov. Rick Perry says he’s declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.
Even as the White House prepares to take in potentially hundreds of children illegally crossing the border with Mexico on their own, some in Dallas County are questioning the authority to house them here.
The Republican National Committee may announce whether Dallas will host the party’s 2016 Convention as early as tomorrow.
John Wiley Price’s attorney, Billy Ravkind, claimed he called off Wednesday’s meeting because of all the publicity.
The first bill drafted by Texas lawmakers in response to the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people got an icy reception Tuesday from Republicans who said the tougher proposed regulations would overburden storage facilities with complexities and cost.
Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.