Police are already required to submit reports about officer-related deaths, but the bill would impose $10,000 in fines for failure to do so.
Senate Bill 5, which would allow someone to vote without a photo ID as long as they sign a certified note, already passed the Texas Senate a…
Mental illness advocates say whether state hospitals can improve in Texas may depend on the financial investment decided by lawmakers.
The $23 million bond to fund a new police station passed by nine votes on the May 6 election.
One week left in the regular session.
Under the broad strokes of Senate Bill 8, abortion providers would have to bury or cremate fetal remains following an elective abortion.
Currently, Texas is one of four states in the country without a statewide ban on texting and driving.
Trump met with the Russians on May 10, the day after he fired Comey.
The state House approved legislation 91-43 on Thursday requiring new school buses, 2018 models and newer, to have safety belts.
SB4, which was signed by Gov. Abbott earlier this month, requires local government and law enforcement to follow federal immigration laws.
Rep. Geren is a driving force for a bill critics say will save the telecommunication giant AT&T hundreds of millions of dollars while taking…
Most child support advocates believe the system needs a complete overhaul but worry about the details of shifting the work into the private …
House Bill 3859 by Rep. James Frank, R-Wichita Falls, would allow state-funded adoption and foster care agencies to refuse services based on…
James, a 1-year-old Pyrenees mix, was found in Bastrop County, shot in the neck, and in so much pain he couldn’t stand up.
The appointment Wednesday comes amid a growing Democratic outcry for someone outside the Justice Dept. to handle the investigation.
Patrick, who oversees the state Senate, said Wednesday “people don’t care how many sessions it takes.”
Approved 20-10 on Wednesday, the bill brings ride-hailing companies under Texas regulatory control and imposes fees.
The proposal would need to pass a simple majority vote from members of the GOP controlled House of Representatives.
The Texas Municipal League says a bill coming up for a vote in the House will cheat local government by hundreds of millions of dollars.
Opponents of the bill say it limits valuable information when doing background checks, but law enforcement will still have access.