Lawmakers Consider New Safety Mandates After Deadly Natural Gas Explosion In DallasToday, Texas lawmakers will hear three proposals that would force natural gas companies to be more accountable for safety and transparency.
Texas Lawmakers To Consider Bills Aimed At Preventing Deadly Gas Explosions Like One In Dallas Last YearThe explosion happened in State Representative Rafael Anchia's district. He's authored the three bills that will be heard in the Texas House Energy Resources Committee at 2:00 p.m.
Legislation To Pay Off Student Loan Debt For Texas Law Enforcement Gaining SteamThe Dallas Police Association came up with the idea and got local legislators on board.
Texas Legislators Set To Debate School Finance And Property Tax ReformIf a school finance reform plan stays intact some North Texas school districts will be able to spend more money on students in the classroom.
Top Companies Urge Texas Lawmakers To Reconsider Religious Exemption BillsCorporate giants including Google, Amazon and IBM joined Texas businesses and more than a dozen local chambers of commerce in a letter to lawmakers Wednesday.
Texas May No Longer Stand In Way Of Children's Lemonade StandsFort Worth Republican Rep. Matt Krause's bill passed 144-2 on Wednesday.
Proposed Ban On Red Light Cameras Gaining Traction In Texas LegislatureMultiple bills addressing the controversial cameras have been filed in Austin this legislative session with the bill that would ban the cameras all together generating the most support among lawmakers.
Some Texas Lawmakers Want To Make Porch Package Theft A FelonyAt a committee hearing Monday, though, several people spoke in opposition to treating the theft of small items so seriously.