Texas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry BillThe bill will head back to House for members to consider amendments by the Senate.
Texas Senate Approves Bill Requiring Officers To Intervene If Another Officer's Actions Deemed ExcessiveSB 68, authored by Borris Miles (D-Houston), requires that an officer intervene if he or she sees another officer using force that he or she believes to be excessive and would violate state or federal law.
Major Companies Come Out Against Texas Bills Limiting Voter Access"We value the democratic process and believe every eligible American should be allowed to exercise their right to vote, no matter which political party or candidate they support," American Airlines said.
Texas Senate Unanimously Passes Bill Aimed At Keeping Bad Officers From Moving To Other Police DepartmentsUnder SB 24, police chiefs, sheriffs, and others in law enforcement who hire police officers must go through a set of steps to check the backgrounds into those who are applying for jobs.
Texas Senate Passes Wave Of Restrictive Abortion BillsLawmakers are looking to make Texas one of the most restrictive states in the country when it comes to women being able to have abortions.
Texas Senate Introduces And Passes Bill In 1 Day To Reverse Billions In ERCOT OverchargesLt. Governor Dan Patrick declared a legislative victory, saying, "I'm so proud of the Senate. Every member who stepped up to have their voice heard on behalf of the people of Texas."
State Rep. Drew Springer Defeats Shelley Luther In Special Runoff For Texas Senate District 30State Rep. Drew Springer has defeated Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther in a special runoff election Saturday for Texas Senate District 30.
As Early Voting Begins, Shelley Luther And Drew Springer Say Changes Needed To Governor's Authority During PandemicEarly voting began Wednesday in the runoff election for the State Senate District 30 race, which stretches across 14 counties in North Texas.
Texas State Senate Staffers To Help Answer Workforce Commission Calls From UnemployedAlmost 200 senate staffers and members of the Lt. Governor’s team will begin TWC training on Thursday.
Royce West May Advance To Democratic Runoff Election Against MJ HegarLong-time Texas State Senator Royce West appears like he will face MJ Hegar in a Democratic runoff election to see who will face Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn in November.
Texas Readies For Democratic Presidential Debate, While Local GOP Centers On SuburbsAlthough Democrats might finally break GOP control of the statehouse, for many Texas is still seen as President Donald Trump's to lose.
Texas Democrats Unveil Plan To Flip State From Red To Blue In 2020The Democratic Party of Texas is laying out its plans to end decades of Republican dominance in the state.
Royce West Joins Crowded Democratic Primary To Unseat Republican US Senator John CornynHe was first elected to the Texas Senate in 1992, now Democrat Royce West is throwing his hat into the race for U.S. Senate.
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.”
Former Dallas Cowboy Jay Novacek, Wife Advocate For Medical Marijuana Law: 'We Want To Save Our Son's Life'More than one million Texans could be eligible to access medical marijuana through the Texas Compassionate Use program if it becomes law.