Former Mavericks Great Dirk Nowitzki Gets Warm Welcome At State Capitol: 'We're Glad He Remains A Texan'Dirk Nowitzki visited with Governor Greg Abbott and state lawmakers on Tuesday at the State Capitol where they honored him for his 21-year career with the Dallas Mavericks.
Supporters March In Fort Worth For Marijuana Reform In TexasThe debate over marijuana use in Texas took center stage in Fort Worth on Saturday with supporters marching and rallying for change.
Plano Teens Testify At Texas Capitol To End Sales Tax On Feminine Hygiene ProductsDuring the hearing, Samantha Haggerty, 13, told lawmakers, the products "are not luxury items, they should not be taxed as luxury items."
School District Leaders Head To Texas Capitol For Education Funding Vote in HouseSchool district leaders from North Texas are headed to the Texas Capitol Wednesday as House members vote on one of the most anticipated pieces of legislation this year: school finance.
Nearly 50 Texas Capitol Employees Vaccinated After Page Diagnosed With Whooping CoughTexas health officials have been offering the vaccinations since Monday, three days after lawmakers were notified that a page had come down with the highly infectious disease.
North Texas Officer To Walk To State Capitol To Honor Those Killed In Line Of Duty Last YearNorth Richland Hills Police Sgt. Ben Wright will walk for several days on a journey to the Peace Officers’ Memorial at the Texas Capitol starting on April 28.
Rattlesnakes Slither At Texas Capitol To Promote RoundupSome rattlesnakes have slithered through parts of the Texas Capitol to help promote an upcoming reptile roundup.
27-Foot Christmas Tree Arrives At Texas Capitol For HolidayThe holiday spirit has reached the Texas Capitol in the form of a 27-foot Virginia pine Christmas tree.
Money To 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After ShootingsOn Tuesday, dozens of gun-control activists packed the end of a two-day hearing at the Texas Capitol on school shootings.
After 3 Roundtable Discussions On School Safety, What's Next For Texas?Governor Greg Abbott and other state leaders have said the legislature will need to act.
Gov. Abbott Supports 2 Gun Rules After ShootingGov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.
'I Am Seeking The Best Solutions': Governor Abbott To Host Series Of Events On School SafetyThe roundtables will include people from across the state, including parents, teachers, students, lawmakers and interest groups that advocate for and against new gun regulations.
Abbott Dons Astros Jersey To Pose For Pictures With World Series TrophyThe World Series trophy captured by the Astros has temporarily gone on display at the Texas Capitol, after Gov. Greg Abbott had a chance to pose for pictures with it.
Effort Underway To Prevent Sexual Harassment At Texas CapitolState Rep. Linda Koop has a plan to prevent sexual harassment or worse from happening at the Texas State Capitol.
Texas' GOP Speaker Calls For Removal Of Confederate MarkerA powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.