Texas Republicans Among Those Clashing With Capitol Police In DC Over New Safety Protocols After Deadly RiotThere were angry people shouting at law enforcement in DC. No, this was not another group of terrorists storming the building. It was the reaction of some lawmakers after a decision was made to require members of Congress to walk through metal detectors.
Second $1,200 Stimulus Check Still Possible This Year, But Chances Are FadingPresident Trump ha said he wants to see direct payments to Americans. The White House proposed a $600 payment in its COVID-19 relief plan.
Second $1,200 Stimulus Check Still Likely, But Chances It Arrives For Holidays Quickly FadingEven if this Congress approves a second stimulus payment before Congress adjourns for the year in mid-December, it is unlikely the payments would reach most Americans before Christmas.
5 Republican State Lawmakers Sue Gov. Abbott Over Coronavirus Tracing ContractThe lawsuit was filed by State Reps. Mike Lang, Kyle Biederman, Bill Zedler, Steve Toth and State Sen. Bob Hall.
Following President Trump Tweet, Texas US Lawmakers Say They Don't Support Delaying November ElectionThe President of the United States doesn't have the authority to move the election. Only Congress can do that.
Markets Drop As Senate Fails To Pass COVID-19 Aid/Stimulus BillThe Senate failed Sunday to advance a third economic stimulus package to help Americans and the American economy weather the coronavirus pandemic.
North Texas 5th Grader Stands Before Lawmakers, Pushes For Free State Park AccessA North Texas 10-year-old stood before state lawmakers in Austin pushing for free state park access for fifth-graders.
Hidden Bond Conditions Putting Texas Domestic Violence Victims In DangerWhile awaiting trial, Kevin Wilson was released on bond. The conditions of his bond included “do not contact the victim, Erica Wilson, in any manner.”
LULAC Demands Action From Lawmakers After Mass Shooting In El PasoThe nation's oldest Latino civil rights organization and some Democratic state lawmakers in Dallas want Governor Greg Abbott to call a special session on gun violence following the deadly rampage in El Paso.
Plano Teens Testify At Texas Capitol To End Sales Tax On Feminine Hygiene ProductsDuring the hearing, Samantha Haggerty, 13, told lawmakers, the products "are not luxury items, they should not be taxed as luxury items."
Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas CommitteeA bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday.
Legislation To Pay Off Student Loan Debt For Texas Law Enforcement Gaining SteamThe Dallas Police Association came up with the idea and got local legislators on board.
Proposed Ban On Red Light Cameras Gaining Traction In Texas LegislatureMultiple bills addressing the controversial cameras have been filed in Austin this legislative session with the bill that would ban the cameras all together generating the most support among lawmakers.
Lawmakers Reach 'Agreement In Principle' To Avoid Government ShutdownLawmakers were scrambling to flesh out an agreement and have a budget measure ready before the current continuing resolution expires Friday.
Most Texas Lawmakers Won't Say If They're Ready To Crack Down On Roofer FraudWhile only three lawmakers explicitly said they will not support a bill, 60 percent of the legislators The Ones for Justice contacted never responded.