Experts: Race To Succeed North Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe Could Attract Many CandidatesIf Ratcliffe, who serves in the 4th Congressional District, is confirmed by the Senate, Governor Greg Abbott will call for a special election.
Texas Teachers Get Pay Raise; Governor Calls It 'Monumental Moment'Lawmakers who worked on the overhaul say veteran educators will see an average pay hike of roughly $4,000.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Say New School Safety Bills Should Make A DifferenceLt. Governor Dan Patrick told CBS 11 the new legislation will increase training for teachers and other educators to identify students in need and then connect them to experts.
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.
Gov. Greg Abbott To Extend Plumbers State's Licensing BoardGovernor Greg Abbott said he can extend the life of the state board that regulates plumbers.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Hires Former Elections Chief David Whitley As Special AdviserDavid Whitley's new job as a special adviser will reportedly pay him a salary of $205,000.
Texas Set To Ban Surprise Medical Bills But Not All Patients Will Be ProtectedGov. Greg Abbott tweeted "It's Gonna Happen! " after the legislation passed unanimously in the House. The measure also passed in the Senate back in April.
Texas Plumber Regulatory Board Shut Down By State LawmakersSoon anyone will be able to work as a plumber in the state of Texas.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: 'This Was An Extremely Successful Session'Texas lawmakers wrapped up the 86th Legislative Session Monday after approving a school finance reform bill that both parties described as “transformative.”
Despite NRA Opposition, Texas Legislature Approves Safe Gun Storage ProgramThe proposal for a safe gun storage public service campaign came after the Santa Fe High School shooting.
Texas Legislature Passes School Finance Bill, Property Tax ReformThe Texas Legislature approved a sweeping bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into classrooms and pours $1.6 billion toward teacher raises, and they also passed a property tax reform package.