Texans will have the opportunity to vote for Texas attorney general on Nov. 8, 2022. The primary race is March 1, and several candidates have stepped forward. Former President Donald Trump recently endorsed incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton. If the primary races were today, which candida…
The extension comes as the federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire on July 31.
The percentage of Texas Covid-19 tests coming back positive is now at levels considered red flags by Gov. Greg Abbott and the Trump administration during the height of the pandemic. State officials and virologists say the highly contagious delta variant is fueling the rise in new cases and h…
The Senate on Tuesday approved the top issue on the special session agenda, a call from Gov. Greg Abbott for legislation that would "strengthen election integrity in Texas."
“I can’t say enough about the positive effects this project can have on jobs, industrial development and businesses,” local Realtor Jim Bell said about planned navigation of the Red River.
Residents in Northeast Texas say the signs point to an increased likelihood of Marvin Nichols Reservoir being built, so they’ve formed a group to oppose the lake.
Due to recent rains, Bois d’Arc Lake in Fannin County, the first lake to be built in Texas in the past 30 years, is filled within 30% capacity. The lake is not safe for boaters and will not officially open until sometime in spring 2022.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding drivers to travel safely as we close out May and head into the Memorial Day holiday.
AUSTIN — The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed the session's two major appropriations bills: one that sets the state budget for the next two years and another to align state accounts with what was budgeted in 2019.
Narrowly targeted pieces of Texas’ George Floyd Act — like restricting chokeholds and requiring officers to provide first aid — are expected to pass. But the Act itself and many other related reforms have failed to progress during the legislative session that ends Monday.
Moderna said Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12, a step that could put the shot on track to become the second option for that age group in the U.S.
Maternal health advocates said the bill — originally pitched as a one-year extension — could reduce the state’s maternal mortality rate and offer vital help to mothers with conditions like postpartum depression or health complications in the months after giving birth.
Lawmakers working on differences between Texas House and Senate proposals for spending over the next two years unanimously approved a final draft Wednesday.
Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women even know they are pregnant, but with a unique provision that essentially leaves enforcement to private citizens through lawsuits.
Rep. Jim Murphy said lawmakers selected projects that would address the state’s nursing and medical professional shortages as the COVID-19 pandemic reiterated additional need for skilled workers.
Legislative attempts to reform bail in Texas are likely headed for a closed-door showdown over the different approaches the House and Senate each devised.
House Bill 1927 would nix the requirement for Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns if they’re not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a gun.
Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, has signaled that he is looking forward to signing the bill.
The newly released funds come after educators and state Democrats urged the governor to unlock the pandemic relief money as schools plan their budgets for the next school year.
House Bill 1024 would allow beer, wine and mixed drinks to be included in pickup and delivery food orders, securing a revenue stream made available to restaurants in the last year during the pandemic.
Texas will have 38 congressional seats as a result of the latest U.S. census. It's one of six states to gain seats, and it's the only state that will get more than one.