U.S. Federal Government Resumes Death Penalty, Schedules 5 ExecutionsFor the first time since 2003, the U.S. federal government will resume executing death-row inmates.
Feds Scouting Potential Sites In North Texas For Migrant Children To StayThe surge of unaccompanied minors crossing illegally into the U.S. is overwhelming the government's facilities and shelters along the southern border and more places are needed to house them.
Texas Judge Allows Sutherland Springs Church Shooting Victims To Sue Gun RetailerA judge has ruled that victims of a mass shooting at Texas church can move forward with a lawsuit against a sporting goods chain where the gunman bought the weapon and ammunition used in the massacre.
Federal Employees Hoping Congress Compromises On Border Security, Avoids 2nd Shutdown: 'We Can't Really Get Comfortable'"We can't really get comfortable because we're not comfortable," said TSA screener Rick DeChiara. "Three weeks from now, we could be exactly where we were before."
Study: 'Medicare For All' Projected To Cost $32.6 TrillionSen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would boost government health spending by $32.6 trillion in 10 years, requiring historic tax hikes.
Trump Administration: 1,820 Children Reunited After Border SplitThe federal government was under a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their parents.
Family That Lost 9 In Sutherland Springs Mass Shooting Suing GovernmentIn court documents they claim, "While the shooter pulled the trigger... it was failures of the United States Air Force and others that allowed the shooter to purchase, own and/or possess... the semiautomatic rifle, ammunition and body armor he used in the shooting spree."
Texas Getting $23M For Public Transportation Rebuilding After HarveyThe U.S. Department of Transportation will provide more than $277 million to help hurricane-damaged public transportation in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin islands.
Texas AG Wants Judge To Declare DACA UnlawfulAttorney General Ken Paxton is leading a seven-state coalition suing the federal government over the DACA program.
What's The Impact In DFW If Federal Government Shuts Down?If you're out of a job or collect unemployment from the Texas Workforce Commission, you may feel the brunt if the federal government shuts down.
Texas Needs $61B From Federal Government For Harvey RecoveryTexas needs $61-plus billion in federal funding just to rebuild public infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Harvey, as well as to cover projects to prevent future flooding.
11-Year-Old Sues Federal Government To Legalize Medical Marijuana; 'I’m Doing What I Consider Pretty Well - 866 Days Seizure Free'An 11-year-old girl from Rowlett is taking on the United States government by suing them over medical marijuana.
Texas Governor Backs Convention Of StatesGovernor Greg Abbott tweeted "Boom" in celebration of the Texas Legislature approving a call for a "convention of states."
Cities Say Federal Overhauls Of Police Bring Mixed ResultsThe Justice Department's agreements to overhaul troubled police departments around the U.S. have been popular in some places, but they have also delivered mixed results.
Trump Budget Slashes Agency Money To Boost Defense SpendingPresident Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military and a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.