Abbott on Tuesday said he’ll work on a bill with the Republican-controlled Legislature before it adjourns in May.
Testimony begins at the Capitol at 2 p.m in room E2.036.
Approved Monday 128-13, the measure requires further academic or policy scrutiny on the poison’s effects on the hogs as well as residents, h…
House Bill 1335, by Rep. Ron Simmon, R-Carrollton, would create an education savings account program for children with “special needs.”
There were 29 foster children living in state offices or alternate sites during February.
On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to approve a $1.6 billion bill altering how Texas pays for its public schools.
A small group of lawmakers will soon make big decisions about how to spend your tax dollars. Now, a state representative with inside knowled…
Now, key lawmakers are investigating whether perks help them in their professional or personal lives.
In regards to the sanctuary city bill, the House Committee passed a scaled-down version of the bill.
Currently, the TEA only has a handful of investigators dedicated to probe inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.
Workers say many state agencies can’t keep up with the workload after Gov. Greg Abbott ordered a hiring freeze earlier this year.
The decision could dramatically impact what lawmakers do with the state budget.
Sen. Brian Birdwell’s proposal passed 21-10 on Tuesday but only applies in when other officials without objections can step in and issue mar…
The Senate Committee unanimously voted to approve SB 693 Tuesday morning.
Up to 700 state workers are expected to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday to call on lawmakers to use the Rainy Day Fund to fund pay rais…
A Houston ISD graduate, Elegon did the math — by the end of 12th grade he’d spent 16,000 hours in a public school.
Many school districts are bracing for some tough decisions this fall as a stream of state funding dries up.
Texas Lawmakers will likely vote to cut all state funding for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. They could soon also cut fund…
Right now Texas is one of four states in the country that don’t have a statewide ban on texting and driving.
Early Friday morning, the Texas House approved a budget plan for the next two years. But the budget battle is just beginning.