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.
The Texas Senate on Tuesday will consider bills on transportation funding and juvenile justice in the first hearings of the new special session.
The political gloves are back on Monday morning, as state lawmakers head to Austin once again for another special session. A controversial abortion bill is back in the spotlight.
The clock is ticking toward a vote in the Texas Senate on strict abortion regulations. But a historic filibuster in Austin could stand in the way.
A Texas House committee has approved new restrictions on abortions in the state, after cutting short an 11-hour hearing and denying hundreds of people the opportunity to testify against them.