Texas House Approves Texting While Driving Ban... AgainThe Texas House is once again pushing for a statewide ban on texting while driving after efforts in previous years either fizzled out or were vetoed.
'Bathroom Bill' Clears Texas Senate But Faces HurdlesRepublican House Speaker Joe Straus has publicly and repeatedly denounced the proposal as bad for business.
Bills Would Offer State Facility Funding For Charter SchoolsBills in the Texas House and Senate would authorize state facilities funding for charter schools.
DA: Probe Of Texas House Member To Go Before Grand JuryTravis County District Attorney Margaret Moore says she will present findings of an ethics investigation of Texas House member Dawnna Dukes to a grand jury.
Amid Few Top Statewide Races, Texas Focuses On Trump-ClintonAll Texas House seats and 16 state senators are also up for election. But no matter the outcome, both chambers should remain solidly Republican-controlled.
Texas House Speaker Adds Pressure Over Special EducationReports of Texas denying special education services in public schools now has House Speaker Joe Straus urging state officials to make immediate changes.
Texas House Approves Bill Legalizing Low-Doses Of MarijuanaThe Texas House gave final approval Tuesday to a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to trace amounts of cannabis oil.
Texas House OKs Decriminalizing TruencyBill imposes civil fines while mandating responsibilities for parents and school districts. Senate's passed similar bill.
House Approves Fireworks For Texas IndependenceThe measure approved Tuesday would allow counties to permit fireworks sales for Texas Independence Day on March 2 and San Jacinto Day celebrations April.
Waste Of Time: Texas House Votes To Keep Daylight SavingsA Texas House push to exclude the state from observing daylight saving time has collapsed amid concerns that doing so would make residents choose between going to church and watching the Dallas Cowboys.
Texas House OKs New Abortion Restrictions, Then BacktracksThe Texas House gave preliminary approval to tighter abortion restrictions involving fetuses with severe abnormalities before withdrawing a sweeping health bill that included the new limits.
Texas House Approves Licensed Open Carry Of HandgunsTexas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.