Appeals Court Sides With Dallas County Judge, Shoots Down Texas Governor's Ban Against Mask MandatesMask mandates will be allowed in the State of Texas. The Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas issued the ruling during the late night on November 22.
Still No Ruling From The US Supreme Court On Texas' New Abortion LawThe high court's first decision of the term deflated expectations that the justices would resolve the issue of whether Texas' ban on most abortions could be challenged in federal court.
Texas Abortion Ban Stays In Force As Supreme Court Justices Mull OutcomeIt's been more than two weeks since the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments over Texas' restrictive abortion law and, so far, there's been no word from the justices.
Gov. Abbott Orders Criminal Investigation Into Porn Or Obscene Content Exposure To Texas StudentsGovernor Greg Abbott sent a letter to the Texas Education Agency directing it to investigate any criminal activity in public schools involving the availability of "pornographic material that serves no educational purpose".
2 Conservative Supreme Court Justices Could Vote To Let Abortion Providers Challenge Texas LawAs the US Supreme Court grapples with the most restrictive abortion law in the country, two key conservative justices seem open to arguments from abortion providers that they should be able to challenge the law in Texas.
US Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments Over Texas Law That Bans Most AbortionsThe United States Supreme Court is taking up challenges to a Texas law that has virtually brought abortions in the state -- after six weeks of pregnancy -- to a halt.
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.
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.
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.
With Fellow GOP Members By His Side, Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs New Voting Bill Into LawRepublican Governor Greg Abbott headed to East Texas Tuesday where he signed an elections overhaul bill into law that adds more voting restrictions in the state.
Governor Abbott Set To Sign Controversial Texas Elections Bill Into LawGovernor Greg Abbott plans to sign a hotly debated bill into law Tuesday. The governor's office says he will travel to Tyler to sign what some refer to as the election integrity bill.
Paris, Texas School District Adds Face Masks To Dress Code; Defies Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's OrderThe Paris school district has found a way around Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning mask mandates by adding face coverings to its dress code.
More Texas Democrats Return To Austin, Say 'Under One-Party Rule: Democracy Suffers'A monthlong standoff by Texas Democrats who left the state to block a GOP voting bill inched closer to ending on August 9 after several holdouts returned to Austin.
Texas Gov. Abbott Announces 2nd Special Session To Start Saturday, Adds Agenda ItemsTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that he will convene a second special legislative session at 12:00 p.m. on August 7.