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.
Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The stage is set for Texas history to be made Friday night in Dallas.
The Texas Democratic Party hopes to prove that though its candidate slate isn’t exactly star-studded, it can still be enough to end the party’s 20-year losing streak in statewide elections.
Texas Democrats are pouring into Dallas in anticipation of this weekend’s state party convention. The quiet of the halls of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Thursday belies the noise that will soon be generated.
Democrat Wendy Davis celebrated Wednesday night the anniversary of her star-making filibuster over Texas abortion restrictions by rallying supporters.
More than 200 of the nation’s mayors descended on Dallas for the summer U.S. Conference of Mayors. Aerobics and a continental breakfast on the Continental Street Bridge provided an initial welcome, then there was a quick return to the routine.
During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.