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.
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.
Senate adjourned around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. House Bill 22 was the final bill discussed.
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.
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.
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.
Approved 20-10 on Wednesday, the bill brings ride-hailing companies under Texas regulatory control and imposes fees.