Texas Permitless Carry Bill On Way To Gov. Greg Abbott's DeskOnce signed into law, Texas will join nearly two dozen other states that allow some form of unregulated carry of a handgun.
2 Key Bills In Response To Texas Winter Power Outages AdvanceTexas lawmakers are making progress on some key bills aimed at preventing February's widespread and deadly power outages.
Abortion Debate Heats Up In Texas After Signing Of 'Heartbeat Bill'Wednesday's signing of the "Heartbeat Bill" in Texas ignited a new chapter in the politically and emotionally charged debate.
Texas Heartbeat Bill Heads To Governor AbbottAs the Texas legislative session nears an end, the House and Senate have approved a bill that would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Bill Targeting Those Who Lie On Firearm Purchase Applications Heads To Texas GovernorIt's already a federal crime to lie on an application to buy a firearm, but the state is now increasing its own penalties.
Texas House Passes Botham Jean Act To Address Police Body-Worn CamerasThe Texas House of Representatives gave final approval to a bill Friday, May 14, that increases requirements on police officers who are wearing body cameras.
Texas Legislature Could Make COVID-19 Liability Lawsuits Harder To WinProponents of the bill say employers and health care providers could be devastated by opportunistic, baseless lawsuits.
Texas Bill Banning Abortions As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Heads To Gov. Abbott's DeskThe Texas measure is likely to draw a swift legal challenge from abortion rights groups.
Alcohol To-Go Becomes Law In TexasGov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1024 on Wednesday after it was passed by the Texas Senate on April 28.
Texas House Passes Bill Limiting Governor’s Powers During PandemicsUnder House Bill 3, Governor Greg Abbott and future Governors would need to work more closely with the state legislature.
Texas House Gives Final Approval Of Controversial Elections BillRepublicans have said the bill would restore confidence in state elections, while Democrats have said it would suppress votes, especially for those of people with color.
Texas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry BillThe bill will head back to House for members to consider amendments by the Senate.
Bill Inspired By El Paso Massacre Aims To Better Prepare Texas 6th Graders For Online WorldIt would require the state’s sixth grade social studies curriculum to include lessons on digital ethics, etiquette, and safety.
'It's Not Really A Scandal Until It Is': Practice Of 'Ghost Voting' Alive And Well At Texas CapitolIt sounds like science fiction but "ghost voting" is a real, if little-known legal practice at the Texas state capitol.
Special Texas Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Constitutional Carry BillAfter a constitutional carry bill initially stalled in the Texas Senate, a new special committee on constitutional issues formed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick held a hearing on the measure Thursday.