Governor Abbott Declines Comment On Being Mailed Explosive DeviceJulia Poff of South Texas is charged with not only mailing Governor Abbott the device in October of 2016, but former President Barack Obama as well.
Senator Calls For Immediate Resignation Of 3 Dallas County Schools Board MembersThe letter requesting the resignation comes as early voting has started on a ballot measure to shut down the agency. DCS has faced mounting criticism for safety violations, and budget shortfalls.
Governor Signs Bill That Could Abolish Dallas County SchoolsThe cash-strapped agency provides transportation to 76,000 children every school day.
Senator West On Negotiating Pension Deal: "Have You Ever Had Gumbo?"He and other lawmakers, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and most of the police and fire associations called the compromise a victory.
Dallas Council Vote Supports Pension Fund Bill Before State HearingThe compromise worked out is now the basis for amendments to the House bill.
Texas Senate Votes To Eliminate Vehicle Safety InspectionsThe Texas Senate has approved a bill that would eliminate the state's mandatory safety inspections for most vehicles.
Texas Senate Votes To Eliminate Vehicle Safety InspectionsAccording to a Senate study, more than 500,000 vehicles didn't pass safety inspection in 2014 and 2015.
Texas Senate OKs 'Fetal Remains' Bill Despite Court Case The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages, even though a federal judge already blocked an existing state rule requiring the same thing.
Dallas Lawmaker Wants To Proclaim July 7 'Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day'Senator Don Huffines filed a bill which would name July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day and call for ceremonies to "honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to the rule of law and liberty."