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.
Texas Teachers Get Pay Raise; Governor Calls It 'Monumental Moment'Lawmakers who worked on the overhaul say veteran educators will see an average pay hike of roughly $4,000.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Say New School Safety Bills Should Make A DifferenceLt. Governor Dan Patrick told CBS 11 the new legislation will increase training for teachers and other educators to identify students in need and then connect them to experts.
Texas Governor Abbott Signs Rape Kit Backlog Bill In Dallas: 'It Means Doing What Needs To Be Done'Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill aimed at eliminating the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott Coming To Dallas To Sign Bills To Combat Human Trafficking, Eliminate Rape Kit BacklogGovernor Abbott will sign five bills passed by the Texas Legislature during the session that ended last week.
North Texas Police Department Terminates Contract With Red Light Camera CompanyAccording to the new law banning the red light cameras, cities are allowed to keep using them until their current contract expires.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Hires Former Elections Chief David Whitley As Special AdviserDavid Whitley's new job as a special adviser will reportedly pay him a salary of $205,000.
Texas Set To Ban Surprise Medical Bills But Not All Patients Will Be ProtectedGov. Greg Abbott tweeted "It's Gonna Happen! " after the legislation passed unanimously in the House. The measure also passed in the Senate back in April.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: 'This Was An Extremely Successful Session'Texas lawmakers wrapped up the 86th Legislative Session Monday after approving a school finance reform bill that both parties described as “transformative.”
Texas Secretary Of State David Whitley Resigns On Final Day Of Legislative Session"I built a bridge for opposing voices to engage in dialogue to improve election integrity and access," Whitley said in his resignation letter.
Despite NRA Opposition, Texas Legislature Approves Safe Gun Storage ProgramThe proposal for a safe gun storage public service campaign came after the Santa Fe High School shooting.