Senate OKs Texting While Driving Ban Pre-Empting Local RulesThe Texas Senate has approved a beefed-up texting while driving ban that pre-empts existing ordinances against distracted driving in 45 cities statewide.
Texas Senate OKs 'Bathroom Bill'It's the second time this year Texas has moved toward putting restrictions on which bathrooms transgender people can use.
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 Anti-Abortion Efforts Begin Moving Through Texas SenateCities and counties in Texas couldn't partner with abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood under a bill moving quickly through the Republican-controlled Senate.
Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Bathroom Privacy Bills FridayHundreds of people are expected to testify Friday morning at the Texas Capitol during a hearing about two newly proposed bathroom privacy bills.
Texas Senate Aiming To Move Divisive Bills At Breakneck PaceThe Texas Senate staged a midnight floor session Thursday as conservatives who dominate the chamber rushed to revive abortion restrictions, school vouchers and a "bathroom bill" before opponents have time to mobilize against them.
Special Legislative Session Begins At Texas CapitolBathroom privacy bills proposed at the Texas Capitol are making national headlines.
Business Leaders Want Bathroom Privacy Bills FlushedThe debate intensifies over bathroom privacy bills as the Special Session begins Tuesday.
Dallas CEOs Express Concerns Over 'Bathroom Bill'As members of the Texas Legislature continue to debate the so-called 'bathroom bill,' a collection of Dallas business leaders have sent a letter to express their concerns about the measure.
Hit-And-Run Deaths Increase Despite Tougher PunishmentsAccording to state crash records, hit-and-run deaths in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have increased 85 percent since 2012.
Some DISD Members Against 'Bathroom Bill' In Special SessionAs members of the Texas legislature return to Austin for a special session, some Dallas ISD leaders are pushing back.
Patrick Says Campaign War Chest Worth Nearly $17MPatrick strategist Allen Blakemore said in the same statement that his formidable funds ensure Patrick's campaign "is prepared for any political challenge" and "can continue to lead the conservative charge in Texas."