Protest Sparks Texas Lawmaker Threats Of Gun ViolenceA group of Democratic lawmakers is accusing a Republican colleague of threatening to "put a bullet in the head" of someone on the Texas House floor, as a raucous immigration protest unfolded in a public gallery.
Gov. Abbott Pressuring House, Senate To Pass Bathroom BillGovernor Greg Abbott also discussed a wide range of issues impacting Texas this legislative session in a one-on-one interview.
Texas House OKs Allowing Guns In Parked Cars At SchoolsThe Texas House has voted to allow concealed carry permit holders to have guns in their locked cars parked outside schools.
Texas Senate Approves Dallas Pension BillA bill to save the troubled Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund came one step closer to becoming law on Tuesday.
Texas Bill Would Limit Drones Near Border With MexicoTexas residents near the Mexico border could soon receive new protection from drones.
Texas Set To Pass Transgender Bathroom Law For SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Texas Revives Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' For Public SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Texas House Approves Regulations For Self-Driving CarsThe Texas House has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that's already been tested on the streets of the state capital.
Texas House Revives Previously Stalled 'Lunch Shaming' BanThe Texas House has revived a much-watched bill to keep schools from stigmatizing children while trying to collect parents' lunch debts.
Texas Advances New Abortion Limits Despite Court DefeatsThe Texas House voted 96-47 on legislation that bans a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, similar to laws that courts have blocked in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana.
Texas House Rejects Attempt To Revive Stalled Open Records Bills The Texas House has rejected a Senate attempt to add a string of proposals meant to promote open government to a smaller but related bill.
Texas House OKs Requiring Seat Belts On New School BusesAbout 1.1 million students ride Texas school buses per day.
Texas House OKs Immigration Rules For Transportation SectorThe Texas House has voted to require contractors working for the state transportation department to increase efforts to refrain from employing people in the country illegally.
State Bar Oversight Sparks Religious Fight In Texas HouseDebate over usually benign State Bar rules has devolved into a bitter "religious liberty" fight in the Texas House.
Texas House Misses Key Deadline For 'Bathroom Bill' The path for Texas to enact its version of a North Carolina-style bathroom bill is poised to get far tougher after the Republican-controlled state House ran out the clock Thursday on a key midnight bill deadline.