Governor-elect Greg Abbott raised a lot of eyebrows when he criticized locally-approved ordinances such as Denton’s ban on fracking and Dallas’ ban on plastic bags — calling it the “Californication” of Texas.
Open Carry Gun activists wandering the hallways of the Capitol building in Austin have some state lawmakers calling for heightened security.
The House has passed legislation to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration actions and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as children.
A former top deputy of Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is taking over the Texas Department of Insurance.
The start of Texas’ 140-day legislative session Tuesday may answer some key questions on several important topics, but it is sure to raise many others.
The first legislative session under Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will begin with lawmakers having a so-called budget surplus of $7.5 billion.
Patrick pledged hefty property and business tax cuts, as well pushing to scrap a popular 2001 Texas law offering in-state university tuition to the children of people who came to the U.S. illegally.
Rick Perry is a giant in Texas politics. And after serving 14 years as Governor, he’s spending his final days in office.
The constitutionality of a Texas law that could force some women to travel hundreds of miles or cross state lines to get a legal abortion were debated Wednesday before a federal appeals court
The joint legislative committee that led an investigation into the George Washington Bridge scandal is considering looking into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s free tickets and travel to Dallas Cowboys games. Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski […]
Incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is continuing to vow tax relief despite plummeting oil prices that have complicated the Texas budget outlook.
The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting attack leaving 13 dead filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.