Texas To Resume STAAR Testing Next School YearTexas public school districts haven't finalized their plans for a return to the classroom, but they know the state will resume its high-stakes standardized testing.
Some North Texas Lawmakers Look To End STAAR Testing Next School YearThe federal government would have to approve a request by Texas to waive STAAR testing for the 2021 school year.
Texas Hemp Law Creates Haze Of Confusion: 'It Changed The Definition Of Marijuana'A steep decline in marijuana possession cases started in June 2019 with the passage of the state’s new hemp law.
'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.