Arlington voters said they’re ready for liquor stores in Tuesday’s election. But, they also said they expect the city to control where those new liquor stores go and what restrictions those stores will face.
Arlington voters are cheering to cocktails. A proposition that would allow hard liquor sales in the city for the first time passed on Tuesday night with overwhelming support.
Tuesday’s ballot measure was widely expected to pass. It had the backing of environmental groups and most of the state’s top elected officials, including Republican Gov. Rick Perry.
Texas voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s first election requiring people to show ID.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he’s finally obtained the documents he needs to vote under new state law on Election Day.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he was denied a state ID card just before Election Day.
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Gov. Rick Perry is again urging voters to approve an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would use $2 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to pay for major water infrastructure projects.
Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law after 21 hours and 19 minutes.
The McKinney ISD is proposing an increase that would take the district’s tax rate up to the highest level allowed by state law. In a Tax Ratification Election the voters need to approve the increase the school board has already put into place.
Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.
Friday was the first day package liquor stores could open in Plano after last month’s municipal election making them legal in the city.