Texas Gov. Abbott Announces Proposals For Harsher Penalties To Those Involved In RiotsTexas Gov. Greg Abbott was in Dallas Thursday to announce legislative proposals that give harsher penalties to people involved in riots, which includes mandatory jail time.
Sen. John Cornyn Drafting Bill On Immunity From COVID-19-Related Lawsuits For Businesses, Health Care WorkersSome business owners are worried about reopening due to fear of being sued if a customer later gets diagnosed with COVID-19. Texas Sen. John Cornyn is looking to remove that fear.
National Right To Life Organization Endorses Congresswoman Kay Granger For Re-ElectionThe nation's oldest and largest pro-life organization has endorsed U.S. Rep. Kay Granger for re-election.
Trumps Signs Bill That Makes Acts Of Animal Cruelty A FelonyPresident Donald Trump has signed a bill that makes certain acts of animal cruelty a federal felony, saying it’s important for the nation to combat “heinous and sadistic acts of cruelty.”
Texas Roofing Regulation Bill Fails AgainThe latest effort to regulate roofers in Texas has died at the state house.
Texas Lawmaker Proposes Bill To End Most Toll Roads Once Debt Paid OffLove them or hate them, toll roads are a fact of life here in North Texas.
State Representative Files Legislation To Criminalize Digital Sexual HarassmentHouse Bill 2789 makes the electronic transmission of sexually-explicit visual material without consent a Class C misdemeanor.
Health Experts Denounce Anti-Vaxxers For Vaccine 'Crisis', Call For Stronger LegislationIn the last couple of weeks, numerous North Texas schools have closed due to flu outbreaks and there are currently 9 cases of measles in the state.
Legislation Introduced To Create Coin Honoring Former President George H.W. Bush, Barbara BushThis legislation introduced by Sen. John Cornyn, immediately authorizes the U.S. Treasury to mint $1 coins honoring the 41st President and First Lady Barbara Bush this year as provided by the Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005.
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.
Sen. Cornyn Launches Harvey Rebuilding Site Ahead Of AnniversaryU.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) launched a page on his website for Texans with information on disaster aid legislation passed since the storm.
North Texas State Rep. Pushes Paid Leave For WorkersState Representative Nicole Collier plans to file a bill that would let millions of Texans earn paid days off, when they need to take a day off.
Family Trying To Change Law, Save Lives 5 Years After Deadly Big Rig CrashAnnaLeah and Mary Karth were killed in a crash as they were on their way home from a wedding. The family believes their deaths were preventable.
Governor Wants Texas Rangers To Investigate Sexual HarassmentTexas Gov. Greg Abbott wants the state's top criminal investigators to begin handling sexual misconduct complaints against lawmakers, judges and other elected officials.
Trump Steps To Forefront Of Anti-Abortion MovementHe once called himself "pro-choice." But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration's efforts to roll back abortion rights.