10 Reasons To Make Austin, TX Your Next VacationAustin ranks among the best cities in America in several categories, including best bike cities, most fittest and most vegan friendly
Gun Advocates Mill Part Of Handgun On State Capitol StepsIn front of the state capitol, gun rights advocates with the group Come and Take it Texas, used a machine to make the lower part of a gun and a point.
Texas Auction Fetches $5K For Christmas OrnamentThe ornament features the Texas Star in the middle and was auctioned in celebration of what the State Perseveration Board says is 1 million sold since the first Capitol ornament in 1996.
Democrat Wendy Davis Officially Enters Gubernatorial RaceDemocrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn't mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.
Ms. Davis Goes To Washington For Campaign FundraisingThere are more signs Fort Worth Senator Wendy Davis has her eye on ‘relocating’ to the Texas capitol. This week Davis is taking her fundraising campaign to Capitol Hill.
State House Ready For Crowd & Abortion Bill VoteThousands of people may converge on the Texas State Capitol once again next week. Next Tuesday the full House is expected to vote on House Bill 2, the bill enacting harsh abortion restrictions.
Texas House Committee Approves Abortion RestrictionsAfter hours of emotional testimony that stretched late through the night, the Texas House State Affairs Committee approved controversial bills adding new restrictions on abortions, by a margin of 8-3.
Senate Approves Rules On Sex Offender Prosecution New tools for prosecutors in cases of sexual assault against children are advancing through the state Capitol.
CBS 11 Sits Down For Exclusive Rick Perry InterviewCBS 11 News sat down for an exclusive interview with Governor Rick Perry. The first question on the list: how to improve a $3 billion program approved by voters, with the goal of finding cures for cancer.
Texas Capitol To Get Vietnam War Memorial StatueThe first official memorial to honor Texans who fought in the Vietnam War is being readied for a Veterans Day dedication next year on the Texas Capitol grounds in Austin.
Texas Teachers Rally At Rotunda Against School CutsMore than 200 Texas Schoolteachers crowded around the rotunda of the Texas Capitol yet again to protest against education spending cuts.
Education Advocates Rally Outside House ChamberA loud group of parents, teachers and education advocates rallied outside the House chamber in the Texas Capitol to protest a state budget that will cut $4 billion from education.