Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas CommitteeA bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday.
Most Roofers And Contractors Must Have Permit To Knock On Your DoorSpring storms can cause property damage, which means roofers and contractors will likely be hitting the streets looking for work.
Texas Lawmakers Pause Property Tax Relief Plan After Criticism From Local Government LeadersThe Texas House plan to limit skyrocketing tax bills on property owners by limiting how much additional money cities can bring in each year, did not end up getting its scheduled debate.
North Texas Leaders Concerned About Public Safety Cuts If Legislature's Proposed Property Tax Cap PassesNorth Texas police chiefs are joining the mayor of Dallas in sounding the alarm on the impact a proposed property tax cap would have on public safety.
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.