Top Texas Leaders Pledge United Effort To Reform School Finance, Property TaxesGovernor Greg Abbott said they were united to solve a voter mandate: increasing state funding for public schools while lowering property taxes. “It's something we have to get done."
Trump Tweets Support For Top Texas RepublicansPresident Donald Trump has tweeted his support for eight top Texas Republicans ahead of the state’s primary next week.
TxDOT's Planned Use Of Toll Lanes For Highway Expansion Attracts Criticism, Raises QuestionsControversy erupted after critics complained that the Texas Department of Transportation planned to continue using toll lanes even after voters passed a statewide referendum to avoid that.
Texas Senate OKs 'Bathroom Bill'It's the second time this year Texas has moved toward putting restrictions on which bathrooms transgender people can use.
Special Legislative Session Begins At Texas CapitolBathroom privacy bills proposed at the Texas Capitol are making national headlines.
140 Artists Including Lady Gaga & Alicia Keys Condemn Texas 'Bathroom Bill'Musicians Lada Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities condemning a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.
Lt. Governor Blasts Dallas County Resolution Welcoming Undocumented ImmigrantsIn an interview via Skype, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said, "What is it that they don't get about following the law and the will of the people who do not want sanctuary cities in our country and most importantly in our state."
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Seeks Re-Election In 2018Amid speculation that he would run for Governor of Texas, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced Monday morning that he plans on running for re-election in 2018.
New Restrictions On Abortion Proposed In TexasThe issue is one of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's top ten legislative priorities for the upcoming session that begins at the State Capitol on January 10.
Flood Of Bills Proposed For Upcoming Session Of Texas Legislature Lawmakers have filed more than 500 bills on the first day to propose legislation before the Texas Legislature reconvenes in January.
Mother Of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Passes Away At 90Vilma Jean Goeb, the mother of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, passed away Sunday morning due to heart failure.
Substantial CPS Backlog Prompts Texas Leader's Call For ChangeThe directive comes following reports showing that the backlog of children not seen within statutory guidelines remains nearly unchanged since last spring.
Lt. Governor Launches Fundraising Drive For Fallen Officers' FamiliesLt. Gov. Patrick said while there is state assistance to the families, they are now facing a lifetime ahead without a major provider in the family.
Mayor: Transgender Bathroom Issue Has No Easy SolutionFort Worth Mayor Betsy Price says she's working to diffuse a controversy that's engulfing the city.
Lt. Governor Wants FWISD Superintendent To Resign Over Bathroom PolicyPatrick says, "After less than a year as superintendent, Dr. Scribner has lost his focus and thereby his ability to lead the Fort Worth ISD."