Another Texas Democrat Launches A State Senate FilibusterA Texas Democrat has staged another state Senate floor filibuster — but don't expect it to generate as much attention as Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon speech four years ago.
Bill To Avert Shutdown For 1 Week Clears HouseHouse members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight.
Governor Abbott Gives First Clear Support For Texas 'Bathroom Bill'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is giving his first clear support for a "bathroom bill" that supporters say is similar to North Carolina's recent compromise but opponents still reject as discriminatory.
Texas Senate Endorses Letting First Responders Carry GunsThe Texas Senate has endorsed allowing paramedics and other first-responders, including volunteer firefighters, to carry concealed handguns in restricted areas.
Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch To Supreme CourtThe Senate confirms conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, win for President Trump, Republicans.
Texas Senate Votes To Boost Security For Judges After AttackThe Texas Senate has voted to boost security protections for state and local judges after an attempted assassination of a district judge outside her Austin home in 2015.
Michael Flynn In Talks With Congress, Wary Of Prosecution"General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit," said Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner.
Texas House Speaker Blasts Senate Budget's Accounting TrickThe Texas Senate's proposed $106.3 billion state budget is now set for a floor vote next week -- but it's already being blasted by the Republican head of the House.
Bills Would Offer State Facility Funding For Charter SchoolsBills in the Texas House and Senate would authorize state facilities funding for charter schools.
Senate Votes To Block Obama-Era Rule On Federal Land PlansThe Senate has approved legislation to block an Obama-era regulation that Republicans said could deter development of federal lands and harm local economies in the West.
Texas Seeks To Ban Insurance Policies From Covering AbortionAn effort to prohibit coverage of abortion by many health insurance plans in Texas is back, despite stalling in previous years.
Senate Confirms Former Wrestling Exec McMahon To Lead SBAIn a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration as part of President Donald Trump's cabinet.

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