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New State Law Bans Tanning For Texas Minors

Among the many new laws taking affect this month is one designed to prevent teens from getting skin cancer.


The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Dead Voter Names Can Stay On Texas Rolls

With the general election only weeks away, a Texas judge has temporarily blocked the state from ordering counties to strip their voter lists of names that belong to people the government thinks may be dead after thousands of letters were sent to voters telling them to confirm they are alive.


People gather outside of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

New Law Offers More Help For Abuse Victims & Their Pets

New state laws now give more protection to not only victims of domestic abuse, but their pets, as well.


Seat Belts Now Mandatory In School Buses

A new state law says school buses must be equipped with seat belts, beginning today.