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.
North Texas Congressman Roger Williams Introduces New School Safety BillU.S. Congressman and North Texan Roger Williams was joined by Cleburne High School administrators and Cleburne ISD officials on Thursday to unveil a new bill he co-authored to help address school safety across the nation.
O'Rourke Rejoins White House Bid, Calls Out President TrumpThe former congressman spoke at a park close to his home, saying what happened in El Paso, on the U.S.-Mexico border, "is an attack on America" and "an attack on our ideal of what America can be."
O'Rourke To Address Nation From El Paso As He Rejoins Presidential RaceWhen Beto O'Rourke learned about the mass shooting in El Paso he left the presidential campaign trail to return home. Now the 46-year-old is rejoining the race for the White House.