The bill would require voter approval on property tax increases over a certain percentage in larger Texas cities.
Texas is not the first state to consider banning insurance plans from covering abortions. Ten other states already have this law.
The Senate committee substitute only funded $311 million, Taylor said, instead of the robust sum offered by the House.
U.S. Capitol Police issued a heads-up, saying an “authorized low-altitude aircraft” would enter restricted airspace over the Capitol.
Senate Bill 1 would trigger a vote for property tax rate increases over 6 percent.
House Bill 188 would allow a homeowner to build or remodel under the rules in place when they bought the property for seven years.
SB 4 is scheduled take effect on Sept. 1.
Medicaid is currently reimbursing private ambulance ride charges at around 60 percent, many of the EMS company representatives testified Tue…
Smithee said his bill only requires purchasing supplemental coverage for “elective” abortions, and promotes “economic freedom.”
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick met with House Speaker Joe Straus on Monday, Patrick confirmed in an email.
The U.S. now puts the North Korean arsenal at up to 60 nuclear weapons.
“Quite candidly, at this point I don’t know what a hearing would add when we already had hearings,” said Rep. Cook.
One Texas mayor said new restrictions that would come with SB 18 “won’t allow us to enhance our city.”
Advocates gathered this week at the Texas State Capitol for a bipartisan reading of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax in protest of the bill.
“Today I tell you as West Virginians I can’t help you any more being a Democrat governor,” he said.
House Bill 21 would give school districts 10 percent more money for students with dyslexia.
Supporters said the bill would protect the privacy and safety of Texans. Opponents argue the bill has already impacted transgender Texans, a…
Zimmerman originally sued the city, saying the city’s campaign finance rules are unconstitutional and infringe on his freedom of speech.
The Texas Tribune’s Alana Rocha gave KXAN a progress report on what legislators have accomplished so far.
Texas senators are considering exempting law enforcement budgets and setting the cap at a county by county level instead of a single statewi…