Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.
The Texas House is considering a proposal that would create special districts operated by turnaround experts to improve struggling schools.
New tools for prosecutors in cases of sexual assault against children are advancing through the state Capitol.
Civil rights groups gathered in Austin at the Texas state capitol to release a report asking for the closure of Dawson State Jail in Dallas.
The criminal case against Dallas Cowboys receiver, Dez Bryant, for a violent encounter between Bryant and his mother this past July, could be dropped if he stays out of trouble for a year.
Dez’s lawyers and the Dallas Co. DA are extremely close to a plea bargain in which the Dallas Cowboys’ receiver will plead guilty to a reduced charge of a Class C misdemeanor for Family Violence.
Hear that? The “rules” released to the media by Bryant’s adviser, David Wells, earlier this week weren’t conceived or authored by Jones or the Cowboys.
It’s my 8th annual 50 Most Powerful People in Dallas-Fort Worth Sports and, I’ll be honest, this was probably the toughest year to find a clear-cut winner.
“Did a family disagreement occur? Yes. Did Dez Bryant commit family violence against his mother? No.” said West who was reading from a prepared statement. “Like all families, the Bryants have disagreements.”
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant’s mother has told authorities that she doesn’t want to pursue a case against her son after an argument allegedly turned violent.
A new campaign in Dallas, backed by powerful public officials, is targeting broader investment in public education, from cradle to eventual career.
State Senator Royce West of Dallas plans to file legislation that requires all cases involving deadly force, including self-defense, to go before the Grand Jury.