“Even though they committed a crime, they don’t deserve to be tortured,” Lina Trevino said.
Dukes says she is accustomed to being unfairly criticized as the only African-American legislator in the region.
The 50 vetoes come on the heels of Governor Abbott making a call for lawmakers to challenge local control measures – specifically mentioning…
Bullion depositories offer those with tangible assets, such as gold bars, an easy place to store their wealth.
The letters are asking the governor to stop attacking the organization.
His vetoes included cutting nearly $900,000 in Secretary of State funding to help Texans living in impoverished “colonias.”
A 100-year-old statue of a Confederate soldier towers over Georgetown’s square.
When lawmakers return for a special session in July, they could drag Austin back to its past when it comes to driving with mobile devices.
Mothers are dying after they give birth in Texas more than any other place in the industrialized world according to doctors in the state.
Four cities filed a lawsuit seeking a preliminary injunction against the anti-sanctuary cities law.
The full agenda will have 20 items.
This was the fourth time Texas lawmakers had tried to pass a texting-while-driving ban statewide.
A special session can only last for 30 days but agenda items can be added at the governor’s discretion.
While no topic for the conference has been set, the announcement comes as Abbott is said to be mulling over a special legislative session in…
“The divisions are pretty deep right now. It remains to be seen how we’ll move forward.”
Austin and San Antonio are joining El Paso County and El Cenizo, Texas in challenging the ban.
One Afghan family seeking asylum has now been detained since December.
“House Bills 4, 5 and 7 and Senate Bill 11 “will provide meaningful reform to the state’s child welfare system,” the Governor’s Office said
With Texas lawmakers failing to finish their work during the legislation session, Gov. Abbott is expected to call everyone back to work.
Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to sign four bills that aim to reform the CPS system into law Wednesday.