Texas' GOP Speaker Calls For Removal Of Confederate MarkerA powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
State Lawmaker Wants Confederate Plaque Removed From Texas CapitolA state lawmaker from Dallas wants a Confederate plaque removed from the Capitol building.
Former Gov. Mark White Lies In State At Texas CapitolWhite's coffin was draped with a Texas flag on Thursday and displayed in the rotunda beneath his gubernatorial portrait, which was partially draped with a black shroud.
Funeral Wednesday In Houston For Ex-Texas Gov. Mark WhiteA funeral will be held Wednesday in Houston for former Texas Gov. Mark White, who died over the weekend at age 77.
Hundreds Testify About Bathroom Privacy Bills At CapitolPeople on both sides of the issue started lining up in the hallways to testify before sunrise.
New Mexico Advocates To Join Texas Immigration Law ProtestDozens of immigrant advocates from New Mexico are heading to Texas to protest that state's new law allowing police officers to ask about a person's immigration status.
Around 20 People Charged After Texas 'Sanctuary City' Sit-InAround 20 people were charged with criminal trespassing Monday evening after staging an hours-long sit-in at a state building to protest a Texas bill compelling local police to enforce federal immigration law.
Texas GOP Starts School Choice Push, But Will It Be Enough?The Texas governor and the Bush family's rising political star have added muscle to a rally supporting school vouchers — but such plans still may not pass the fiercely red state's Legislature.
Texas Electors Convene For Vote As Some Question TrumpThirty-seven Republican electors from across the state are convening at the Texas Capitol to formally vote to make Donald Trump the country's next president.c
Fort Worth Man Arrested After Break-In At Texas CapitolA Fort Worth man has been arrested on burglary and criminal mischief charges after a state trooper reported seeing him breaking into a second-floor window at the Texas Capitol.
UT Chancellor Takes Aim At TrumpChancellor McRaven minced no words when addressing the new Spanish and Mexican students at a ceremony at the State Capitol.
Texas Same Sex Marriage Foes Call For 'Biblical Marriage' About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call "Biblical marriage" — a union between a man and a woman.