Texas House of Representatives
The contentious push to allow Texas college students to carry firearms on campus has won final passage in the House.
The Texas House will begin slowly and selectively whittling down the state business tax this week, as Republicans work to make good on a promise to cut taxes.
Texas employers could not compel workers to reveal personal text messages or hand over email passwords under a bill given preliminary approval Thursday in a divided House vote.
The Texas House has passed a bill allowing military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to have service dogs.
The Texas House has approved and sent to the Senate a bill reducing standardized testing for elementary and middle school students.
Gov. Rick Perry says he won’t sign a new state budget that does not include a tax cut. The governor has proposed a $1.6 billion tax cut after the Texas economy bounced back from recession.
An $875 million spending bill that includes $500 million extra for public schools heads for a major vote in the Texas Legislature.
The Texas House cast a shocking vote on Tuesday to dismantle the state lottery — only to reverse itself after a few frantic hours.
Texas now appears ready to step back from the strenuous accountability policies it has long been a national leader in championing.
Chris Heisler, who founded the U.S. Honor Flag Association, is responding to a story in the Dallas Morning News that questions the origin of the famous Honor Flag.
Earlier this week the Texas House pushed through a plan that would eliminate all but five of the required end of course exams required to graduate. Currently students must pass 15 to get their high school diploma.
A North Texas representative has filed a bill to make all businesses in the state smoke-free. Denton Republican Myra Crownover says House Bill 400 is targeted to protect employees from second-hand smoke.