'Stop The Bleed' Kits Now Required In Texas SchoolsA new Texas law requires all public schools and open-enrollment charter schools to have a traumatic injury response protocol in place which includes bleeding control kits.
Texas State Rep. Rick Miller Loses Governor's Endorsement, Ends Reelection Campaign, For 'Asian' Candidate RemarksGov. Greg Abbott's Abbott spokesman called the comments “inappropriate and out of touch” with Republican values.
Texas Lawmakers Discuss What, If Anything, Should Be Done Legislatively About Youth VapingFort Worth State Senator Beverly Powell said, right now not enough is being done when it comes to prevention education.
Hidden Bond Conditions Putting Texas Domestic Violence Victims In DangerWhile awaiting trial, Kevin Wilson was released on bond. The conditions of his bond included “do not contact the victim, Erica Wilson, in any manner.”
New Technology Developed In North Texas To Help Police Bust Drivers High On MarijuanaThe device developed at UT Dallas works similar to a breathalyzer, but uses a person’s saliva.
Dallas ISD Abandons Plan To Partner With Nonprofits For School ProgramsOn Tuesday, the district announced it will not pursue any partnerships made possible under law recently passed by the Texas Legislature.
9 New Gun Laws Now In Effect In Texas; Some In Response To Church And Mass ShootingsAmong the new laws is one that allows licensed handgun holders to legally carry in places of worship.
New Texas Laws Impacting Beer, Cough Medicine And Cigarette Sales Take Effect Sunday“We are finally free of the chains that prohibited us from selling beer to go,” said Brad Mall, owner of Oak Highlands Brewery in Dallas.
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.
After Recent Shootings, More Relaxed Texas Gun Laws Set To Go Into EffectBefore 22 people were gunned down at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas Republicans went to the Capitol this year with their eyes on new, more lenient gun laws.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Chick-Fil-A Law To Protect 'Religious Liberty'The law bans government entities from taking "adverse action" over an individual or organization's affiliation to a religious organization.
New Texas Hemp Law Leads To Issues With Marijuana Cases, Will Costs Millions To FixDistrict attorneys in at least four Texas counties say they'll stop accepting misdemeanor marijuana cases until the problem is fixed.
Tarrant County DA's Office Has Dismissed More Than 200 Marijuana Possession Cases This MonthThe new Texas law legalizing hemp, distinguishes hemp from marijuana by defining it as cannabis with less than .3 percent THC. The problem is most crime labs can't tell how much THC is in a product.
North Texas State Rep. Jonathan Stickland Not Seeking Re-Election: 'It Was Never My Intention To Grow Old In Office'Rep. Stickland posted on Facebook Monday he is leaving elected office after eight years to focus on his family, his church and his business.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs $1.6B Disaster Relief, Preparedness Plan Into Law 2 Years After Hurricane HarveyGovernor Abbott signed the bill in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches of rain.