A judge declared Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.
Governor Perry vows to fight every chance he gets. On Monday, his lawyers put it in writing. They filed a 60 page motion to dismiss the felony charges against him calling state statutes overly vague and unconstitutional.
A federal judge has ruled that new abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and should not take effect as planned on Tuesday.
Leaders of a Dallas suburb heard public comment on whether to appeal a ruling that overturned an ordinance banning immigrants in the country illegally from renting apartments.