Gov. Abbott signed the bill into law during a rare Facebook Live appearance earlier this month.
The bill supersedes Austin’s fingerprinting requirement for ride-hailing companies.
It looked like an overhaul for school finance was dead, but words from Gov. Greg Abbott could resuscitate the deal-making.
A final vote on the budget bill will likely happen Saturday.
The bill is to ensure teachers who have troubled pasts don’t get hired at other school districts after being accused of inappropriate contac…
The new statewide law requires annual background checks, but not fingerprinting.
The bill requires the state to license hot air balloon hunting.
Senate adjourned around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. House Bill 22 was the final bill discussed.
The report was the budget office’s first analysis of the GOP health care overhaul that the House narrowly approved this month.
A similar, full bill had died in the House without reaching a floor vote, but now lives on as an amendment.
The State Senate has until midnight Wednesday to consider all of the bills that have been presented to them this session.
At some Texas schools, students with lunch debt or empty accounts are denied a hot lunch and given a cheese sandwich instead.
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.
Trump is the only American president to make Saudi Arabia, or any majority Muslim country, his first stop overseas as president.
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.