A contentious bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses in Texas will likely let schools carve out large gun-free zones, as state lawmakers negotiate final language before Monday’s deadline.
The Texas Senate has approved a bill establishing an 11-member commission that will examine wrongful convictions.
The Texas Senate has voted to require public school teachers to undergo two hours of annual training on suicide prevention.
The identity of execution drug makers for the nation’s busiest death chamber would remain confidential under a bill passed by the Texas Senate.
Most abortions in Texas could not be covered by insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act under a bill that has cleared the Republican-controlled Senate.
Cities and counties statewide could no longer prohibit hydraulic fracturing under a sweeping, oil and gas industry-backed bill that has cleared the Texas Legislature.
The Texas Senate has approved a plan that would allow shoppers to buy guns, ammunition and hunting supplies without having to pay sales taxes during the last weekend in August.
The state of Texas could put red light cameras in the rearview mirror under a bill that has cleared the Texas Senate.
Texas lawmakers could let thousands of Texas high school students graduate this year even if they fail some of the standardized tests normally required for a diploma.
The Texas Senate has advanced a school voucher plan using taxpayer funds to help parents send their children to private and religious schools instead of public ones.
The Texas Senate has voted to move state public corruption investigations out of left-leaning Austin and into district attorneys’ offices in the home county of elected officials accused of wrongdoing.
Texas Senators have unanimously approved a measure aimed at increasing transparency in state contracts, one day after the release of a scathing report detailing a no-bid state contract.