Texas Republicans have spent two years and at least $1 million fighting to restore voting maps drawn by the GOP-dominated Legislature that were declared illegal in court.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law the creation of a state fund to finance new water projects he says will help spark $30 billion worth of infrastructure spending in the next 50 years.
Gov. Rick Perry is calling the Texas Legislature to meet in special session to address redistricting, the process of redrawing voting maps.
The Texas Legislature gives out the award to one person every two years and on Memorial Day gave it to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Deen Andrews Of Milam County.
The Texas Legislature has honored actor Sherman Hemsley, the man best known for playing the role of George Jefferson on The Jeffersons.
One of the chief critics of the University Interscholastic League is pushing lawmakers to conduct a thorough review of the governing body for public Texas high school sports.
The Texas House has approved a pilot program allowing parents to purchase concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.
The Texas House has narrowly approved and sent to the Senate a bill cutting taxes on chewing tobacco by more than 30 percent but raising the price of some smaller brands of cigarettes.
Members of the Texas House are considering a bill that would allow manufacturers of 100-percent electric vehicles or all battery-powered vehicles to sell directly to consumers, bypassing car dealers.
People living in state homes for the disabled would get the right to refuse psychoactive drugs under a proposal advancing in the Texas Legislature.
The state’s top education official says he will direct Texas to rate schools and school districts based on letter grades A through F starting next year.
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.