Rep. Bill Flores Announces Retirement, Becomes 5th Texas GOP Congressman To Not Seek Re-Election In 2020Five-term Texas Rep. Bill Flores announced he is retiring, becoming the state's fifth Republican congressman to not seek re-election in 2020.
Ted Cruz Says He Would Be 'Happy' To Meet With Actress Alyssa Milano About GunsTexas GOP Senator Ted Cruz says he'd be "happy" to meet with actress and activist Alyssa Milano to talk through their differences on guns.
Background Checks, Red Flag Laws Discussed After 2 Deadly Mass Shootings In TexasGovernor Greg Abbott has said he and his office, along with state agencies can take action to make the state safer without the legislature.
Looser Texas Gun Laws Went Into Effect 1 Day After Midland/Odessa ShootingA series of loosened gun laws went into effect in Texas on Sunday — just one day after the state's latest mass shooting, which left at least seven people dead.
Governor Abbott Holds First Meeting Of Domestic Terrorism Task ForceAt the Texas Capitol Friday, Governor Greg Abbott held the first meeting of his newly formed Domestic Terrorism Task Force.
Governor Greg Abbott Acknowledges 'Mistakes Were Made' About Fundraising Letter Sent Before El Paso Mass ShootingWhile in El Paso Thursday, Governor Abbott also met with some of the victims' families and survivors and said the attack was personal to his family as well.
'Save Chick-Fil-A' Religious Freedom Law To Go In Effect SundayThe "Save Chick-fil-A" religious freedom law, one of the most talked-about issues during a state legislative session, will go into effect Sept. 1.
Senator Ted Cruz Wants Felons Who Lie On Gun Background Check Applications ProsecutedUnder the bill, Sen. Cruz said the Justice Department would create a task force to prosecute criminals who try to illegally buy a gun.
At Roundtable Discussion, Governor Vows Action Following Deadly El Paso Shooting RampageThe Governor said he wants to combat threats of domestic terrorism, root out hateful ideologies, and keep guns out of the hands of deranged individuals, while maintaining everyone's second amendment rights.
US Attorney General William Barr Visits Dallas, Touts Impact Of Project Safe NeighborhoodAttorney General Barr announced a $700,000 grant for Project Safe Neighborhood, a federal program that not only helps prevent crime but uses federal law enforcement to fight it.
US Attorney General Bill Barr In Dallas To Discuss City's Violent CrimeU.S. Attorney General Bill Barr will visit Dallas Wednesday afternoon to talk about the city’s violent crime problem.
Dallas Mayor's Task Force Co-Chairs To Hold First Meeting Together FridayThe meeting will not be open to the public, but they will be setting up an organization and developing a timeline and scope of their work.
Officials Working To Help 23 Local Texas Governments After Ransomware AttackMore than 20 cities across the state, including at least one in North Texas, have fallen victim to what officials are saying is a ‘coordinated’ ransomware attack.
Julián Castro Qualifies For September Presidential DebatesFormer San Antonio Mayor and Obama housing chief Secretary Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston.
After US Citizenship Flub, Texas Governor Names Ruth Ruggero Hughs As New Election ChiefGovernor Greg Abbott has appointed a new secretary of state after his previous elections chief resigned amid backlash for wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of voters.