Gov. Greg Abbott has already vowed to sign the bill into law if it reaches his desk.
San Francisco and Santa Clara County argued that it threatened billions of dollars in federal funding for each of them.
Dubbed the “Buffett bill,” SB 2279 would allow a parent company to manufacture and distribute vehicles as long as they aren’t the same type …
The Texas Department of Public Safety estimates the bill would send about 19,000 people to state prisons for misdemeanors per year.
It’s designed to protect lottery winners from unwanted attention, predatory acts, and media scrutiny.
State Senator Kirk Watson said the museum won’t cost Texas money and will actually bring in revenue since the foundation will rent space for…
Early voting for Round Rock’s $572 million bond proposal for a long list of projects and a new high school begins Monday.
Early voting runs from Monday, April 24 through Tuesday, May 2.
“I think the status quo is unacceptable. It’s time to move forward to a program that will be more patient-centered and help folks.”
State Representative Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, says his legislation, House Bill 1514, is about authenticity.
A federal court says Texas lawmakers once again drew districts to favor white people at the expense of minorities, making them illegal under…
The ruling Thursday over Republican-drawn legislative maps comes after the same court in March found evidence of Texas also violating the fe…
It passed 134 to 16 on Wednesday night but may not survive the state Senate, which is more focused on school vouchers.
House Bill 2899 would ban cities from adopting non-discrimination ordinances that apply to public restrooms.
Opponents tried to block the bill using House procedural rules and debate stretched on for hours, but it passed Wednesday 110-37.
The House version of the so called bathroom bill differs from the Senate version that passed the full Senate last month.
Huffines says first-responders sometimes arrive on crime scenes even before police do and could be in danger if the situation is not yet con…
Known as the “Medical Freedom Act,” House Bill 661 would allow patients suffering from chronic illnesses access to treatments and medication…
Abbott on Tuesday said he’ll work on a bill with the Republican-controlled Legislature before it adjourns in May.
Testimony begins at the Capitol at 2 p.m in room E2.036.