'Should Be Easy To Vote & Hard To Cheat' - Texas Senate & House Republican Caucuses Demand Democrats ReturnTexas Senate and House Republican Caucuses held a joint press conference on special session agenda items on Tuesday, August 3 to demand Texas House Democrats get back to work in the state.
New COVID-19 Safety Protocols As Texas Capitol Reopens To The PublicThe Texas capitol in Austin will reopen to visitors today. After being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Preservation Board set January 4 as reopening day.
Texas Woman Accused Of Spraying Blood, Urine On Capitol ArtA woman is accused of spraying blood and urine on security guards and paintings of governors at the Texas state Capitol Monday.
North Texas School Districts Fear They'll Get Much Less Money Than Promised In School Finance Reform BillThe Senate's version of the bill would change the way the state develops its funding formulas from using the prior year’s property tax values and instead using the current year’s.
Funeral Wednesday In Houston For Ex-Texas Gov. Mark WhiteA funeral will be held Wednesday in Houston for former Texas Gov. Mark White, who died over the weekend at age 77.
Texas African-American History Memorial Unveiled Amid ProtestsOfficials have dedicated a monument on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol recognizing the contributions of African-Americans in the state.
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Gun Advocates Mill Part Of Handgun On State Capitol StepsIn front of the state capitol, gun rights advocates with the group Come and Take it Texas, used a machine to make the lower part of a gun and a point.
Texas Auction Fetches $5K For Christmas OrnamentThe ornament features the Texas Star in the middle and was auctioned in celebration of what the State Perseveration Board says is 1 million sold since the first Capitol ornament in 1996.
Democrat Wendy Davis Officially Enters Gubernatorial RaceDemocrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn't mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.
Ms. Davis Goes To Washington For Campaign FundraisingThere are more signs Fort Worth Senator Wendy Davis has her eye on ‘relocating’ to the Texas capitol. This week Davis is taking her fundraising campaign to Capitol Hill.
State House Ready For Crowd & Abortion Bill VoteThousands of people may converge on the Texas State Capitol once again next week. Next Tuesday the full House is expected to vote on House Bill 2, the bill enacting harsh abortion restrictions.
Texas House Committee Approves Abortion RestrictionsAfter hours of emotional testimony that stretched late through the night, the Texas House State Affairs Committee approved controversial bills adding new restrictions on abortions, by a margin of 8-3.
Senate Approves Rules On Sex Offender Prosecution New tools for prosecutors in cases of sexual assault against children are advancing through the state Capitol.