Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Senate Finance Chairman Tommy Williams are expected to lay out the draft state budget, revealing the Republican leaders’ spending priorities for the next two years.
A Texas state senator took issue with a top agricultural official’s characterization of the entire Mexican border as a war zone run by drug smugglers.
The Texas Senate is holding a public hearing on a bill related to police officers asking people that they detain if they are in the country legally.
Two Republicans want to bar transgendered people from using proof of their sex change to get a Texas marriage license.