Craft Brewers Bitter Over Beer BillSome craft brewers say a new beer bill could end up costing people in D-FW whether they drink or not.
Voucher Standoff Could Doom Texas School Finance FixLast year, the Texas Supreme Court ruled the school finance system barely constitutional though deeply flawed.
Texas Moves To Soften Voter ID Law After Judge Finds BiasThe changes heading toward approval Tuesday by the GOP-controlled House wouldn't expand the list of IDs that Texas has required since 2011.
Texas Senate Attaches Voucher Plan To School Finance FixThe version the Senate approved after midnight increases classroom funding by only about $500 million, scraps the $210 per-student increase and adds a plan offering taxpayer funds that would go into education savings accounts that some special education students could use to attend private schools.
Texas Adoption Agency 'Religious Refusal' Closer To LawTexas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Texas Advances New Abortion Limits Despite Court DefeatsThe Texas House voted 96-47 on legislation that bans a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, similar to laws that courts have blocked in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana.
Doctors Worry As Texas Lawmakers OK Vaccine RestrictionsThe bill passed Friday in the Texas House comes as more families statewide are not vaccinating their children.
Texas House Rejects Attempt To Revive Stalled Open Records Bills The Texas House has rejected a Senate attempt to add a string of proposals meant to promote open government to a smaller but related bill.
Senator West On Negotiating Pension Deal: "Have You Ever Had Gumbo?"He and other lawmakers, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and most of the police and fire associations called the compromise a victory.
Texas House OKs Requiring Seat Belts On New School BusesAbout 1.1 million students ride Texas school buses per day.
Texas May Scrap Law Mandating Jail For Selling Unmarked CDsTexas lawmakers are moving to finally abolish a provision allowing people to face jail time for selling unlabeled CDs.
Patrick Backs Special Session For 'Bathroom Bill'Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is clamoring for a special legislative session unless the Texas House approves two bills that it was already expected to pass including a controversial 'bathroom bill.'