Texas lawmakers have capped key parts of the next state budget at nearly $94.3 billion, up almost $10 billion from the current 2-year spending cycle.
Governor Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
Gov. Rick Perry is again urging voters to approve an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would use $2 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to pay for major water infrastructure projects.
The Texas National Guard is refusing to process requests for benefits submitted by same-sex couples because of the state constitution’s definition of marriage.
The Texas Legislature may not be spending quite like a drunken sailor, but lawmakers have certainly got the checkbook out as they work on the next state budget.
A Texas State Trooper who was thrust into the spotlight Tuesday after dash camera video showing her giving body cavity searches to two women became public has been suspended.
The sweeping school finance lawsuit going to trial Monday in Austin isn’t only about money.
College students, veterans’ widows and land owners who conserve water could be among the beneficiaries if voters approve 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. Early voting has already started, with the final election day on Nov. 8.
Already a big name in Texas, Gov. and GOP primary candidate Rick Perry now faces the challenge of making an impression in the other 49 states.