Supreme Court Doesn't Block Texas Abortion Law, Sets HearingThe Supreme Court is not immediately blocking the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November.
Texas Governor Appoints New Elections Chief Who Briefly Represented Trump In Election ChallengeThe man Governor Greg Abbott has appointed as the new Texas Secretary of State briefly represented former President Donald Trump in his legal challenge of the 2020 election results.
More Than A Dozen Texas Congressmen Complain About Mexico Energy ChangesCongressmen in Texas are complaining about the Mexican government's attempts to limit competition in the electrical power sector.
Amid Fight Over Redistricting, Texas Legislature's 3rd Special Session Ends With Passage Of Bipartisan BillsLawmakers voted to increase the homestead exemption on school property taxes from $25,000 to $40,000.
Texas Legislators Pass New Congressional Map Shoring Up GOP PowerIn a late night session, Texas Republicans approved redrawn voting maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities.
Justice Department Asks US Supreme Court To Halt Texas '6-Week' Abortion LawThe Justice Department has formally asked the US Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, while the fight over the measure plays out in the courts.
Lawmakers Send Bill Restricting Transgender Student-Athletes In Texas To The GovernorA bill focused on transgender athletes in Texas is headed to Governor Greg Abbott's desk.
Texas Attorney General Announces Formation Of 2021 Election Integrity UnitOn October 18 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the formation of a 2021 Texas Election Integrity Unit.
George W. Bush Calls Colin Powell A 'Great Public Servant' Who Was 'Respected At Home And Abroad'In Texas, former President George W. Bush is remembering the first Black U.S. secretary of state, Colin Powell, who died from complications from COVID-19.
Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell Dies Of COVID Complications Amid Cancer BattleFormer Secretary of State Colin Powell died Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19.
Early Voting For The November Election In Texas Is UnderwayEarly voting begins today for the November election. Texans will decide on several local races, as well as city and school bond issues.
Republicans In Texas Advance New Congressional Map That Would Tighten Their Slipping GripDuring the evening hours on October 16 Texas Republicans closed in on redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as demographics increasingly change in the state’s booming suburbs.
Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Abortion Ban In Place In TexasAn appellate court ruling means a ban on most abortions continues in Texas.
Critical Race Theory Law Could Be Behind Latest Southlake Racism ControversyNew allegations of racism in Southlake will seem for many like old news: until you look deeper into the root of the current issue, Texas' controversial new law banning so called "critical race theory."
Justice Department Will Ask US Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion LawOn October 15 the Biden administration said it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court in another attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned most abortions since September.