Texas Governor Abbott Signs Rape Kit Backlog Bill In Dallas: 'It Means Doing What Needs To Be Done'Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill aimed at eliminating the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Texas.
Senate Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice BillPresident Trump officially threw his support behind the bill in November, giving the legislation the push it might need to overcome the stall in the Senate.
Texas Joins Effort To Fight Against Robocalls“Unwanted phone calls are both a nuisance and an invasion of privacy, and growing robocall scams could cost Texans anywhere from a few dollars to their life savings,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said.
Kid Rock Comes To White House As Trump Signs Royalty BillPresident Donald Trump is welcoming musicians including Kid Rock to the White House as he signs legislation overhauling the way music is licensed and songwriters are compensated.
Cornyn, Cruz: Families Should Be Kept Together At The BorderU.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced plans to keep parents and their children together at the border.
Washington's Bickering Motivates New U.S. Nonpartisan GroupsFollowing this week's government shutdown and the 2016 election, in which both parties nominated historically unpopular candidates, there's new energy in the movement to reclaim the political center.
House OKs Major School Finance Fix; Senate's Plans UncertainThe Texas House late Wednesday night approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance plan that pumps an extra $1.6 billion into classrooms and begins overhauling the troubled way the state pays for public education.
President Obama Signs Sweeping Overhaul To No Child Left BehindPresident Obama on Thursday signed a sweeping overhaul to the No Child Left Behind law that mandated aggressive federal involvement in the nation's public schools over the last decade.