Texas Comptroller Optimistic Next Budget Cycle 'Healthier' Than In The PastAfter Amazon announced it won't build its new headquarters in Dallas, there are renewed calls for Texas to spend more money on education with the goal of creating a larger, home-grown high-tech workforce.
Dallas Firefighter Critically Injured In 2017 Shooting Honored At State CapitolWilliam An, The Dallas firefighter and EMT who was shot in the line of duty in 2017, receiving the 2018 Star of Texas Award in Austin Tuesday.
Gov. Abbott Commits To Asking Lawmakers For More Money To Fund Public SchoolsHis statement came during an education roundtable Tuesday afternoon at the Dallas ISD Solar Preparatory School For Girls in Dallas.
Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Texas Campus Carry LawThere was no indication when the appellate judges would rule.
Split Supreme Court Ruling On Racial Gerrymandering Divides North TexansTexas Republicans praised and Democrats rejected the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that the Texas Legislature did not purposely discriminate against minority voters when developing political boundaries.
Report: Texas Bathroom Bill Diverted From School, Tax IssuesSome business leaders said the bill could cost Texas billions in boycotts and lost jobs.
Governor Wants Texas Rangers To Investigate Sexual HarassmentTexas Gov. Greg Abbott wants the state's top criminal investigators to begin handling sexual misconduct complaints against lawmakers, judges and other elected officials.
Governor Abbott Outlines Property Tax Reform PlanAs part of his re-election campaign, Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plan to limit property tax increases. "I say enough is enough."
Texas Families Urge Lawmakers To Move Faster To Screen Newborns For Deadly Genetic DiseaseWith a newly FDA-approved treatment, doctors says the lives of nearly one hundred Texas babies can be saved every year by screening newborns for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Latest Version Of Texas Voter ID Law At US Appeals Court Texas officials hoped to persuade federal appeals judges in New Orleans on Tuesday that the state's latest voter ID law should be allowed to take effect.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ban Of Common Abortion ProcedureThe ruling overturns — at least for now — a law that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed in June banning a second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation.
Texas House Speaker Warns Business Community Bathroom Bills Likely To Return In 2019At the Visit Dallas annual meeting Thursday, Republican Texas House Speaker Joe Straus credited tourism leaders for helping kill bathroom privacy legislation. "You spoke out against an idea that wasn't just bad for tourism, wasn't just bad for the state economy, but it was bad for Texas."