An unusual eighth month of the Texas Legislature is starting with weary lawmakers still searching for compromise on new transportation funding.
The clock is ticking and Texas lawmakers are facing a deadline of midnight Tuesday night to approve new highway funding or face a third special session.
The Texas Legislature is expected to finally pass a proposed constitutional amendment to boost funding for roads and bridges.
The Texas Senate is scheduled to approve increased funding for roads and bridges — if they can reach a deal with the House.
The Texas Senate and House could wrap up the second special session by approving a proposed constitutional amendment increasing funding for road and bridge construction.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst blamed the Texas abortion bill’s defeat on an “unruly mob” of protestors. But that will not happen again, he promised.
The Texas Legislature has approved a mandatory sentence for 17-year-olds who commit capital crimes to life in prison with parole possible after 40 years.
The Texas House approved new abortion limits in a second special session, less than two weeks after Republicans failed to finish work on the bill amid raucous protests.
After being shot in the line of duty and left paralyzed, a Fort Worth police officer is fighting to keep some of her medical benefits.
State Rep. Stefani Carter released a statement on Monday saying that she will run for a seat on the commission responsible regulating the oil and gas industry in Texas.
Thousands of pro-life activists cheered even before their rally began on the steps of the State Capitol.
The fight over access to abortion in Texas resumes Monday with thousands expected to attend a marathon Senate hearing and a nighttime anti-abortion rally at the Capitol.