Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry.
The Board of Education is casting critical votes Thursday on new science textbooks for use statewide, and on whether Algebra II should be a required high school course.
Minority rights groups that sued over voting maps passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 now want the state to pay back the roughly $6 million spent fighting in court.
The clock is ticking for some toll road violators to finally make amends with the North Texas Tollway Authority. It is time to pay up or face the consequences.
Already a gun-friendly state, Texas is taking steps to be even cozier for concealed handgun license holders, through a slate of gun-related laws taking effect on Sunday.
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.