Texas AG Ken Paxton's Office Asks Court Of Appeals To Allow State To Defund Planned ParenthoodOn behalf of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments saying Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Says Funding For Final Segment Of I-35W Almost ApprovedThe gridlock over expanding one final section of congested highway in Fort Worth, may finally be clearing.
$36M To Fund 2 New Trails Connecting Fort Worth And DallasNorth Texas shifted gears Thursday, paving the way to finish more than 50 miles of trails, and making it possible for cyclists and runners to head out of town and not have to turn around.
Billboards Aim To Recruit Teachers From Oklahoma To TexasThe Fort Worth Independent School District is funding the billboards, which say, "Your future is in a Fort Worth classroom — teacher starting salary $52,000."
Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities OrderA federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
2011 Budget Cuts To Texas Schools Still Being Felt, Reports Finds The Legislature's $5-plus billion in 2011 cuts to public education mean that Texas' classroom funding still lags behind its pre-Great Recession levels due to booming enrollment growth — with low-income students hit hardest.
Hurricane Aid Measure Grows To $15B As Irma Bears DownThe first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild, and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma.
House Rushes To Vote $7.9 Billion For Harvey ReliefPolitics quickly intruded, as Democratic and Republican leaders disagreed on how to pay for the funding.
Celebrities Raising Money For Harvey Relief, And How You Can HelpKevin Hart kicked off his campaign with a $25,000 donation and a post calling on fellow celebrities like Jay-Z, Jerry Seinfeld and Justin Timberlake to follow suit.
U.S. Postal Service Bets On Higher Stamp Prices To Fix WoesBuffeted by threats from Amazon drones to deliveries by golf cart, the U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay competitive. It is seeking more freedom to raise prices for mailing letters.
North Dakota Seeking To Recoup Pipeline Protest CostsThe state has applied for nearly $14 million in funding from a Justice Department program.
Federal Judge Refuses To Reinstate Trump Sanctuary Cities OrderA federal judge has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
Nevada Wants Court To Reject Texas Bid To Prod Nuke DumpNevada wants an appeals court to dismiss a bid by the state of Texas to kick-start funding and licensing to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the desert outside Las Vegas.
Texas Senate Approves Rape Kit Funding MeasureThe Texas Senate has approved a bill allowing drivers to offer donations to help the state clear its backlog of untested rape kits.
Lawmakers Agree On $1T Plan Government-Wide Funding BillCongressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September.