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.
A brawl nearly broke out on the floor of the Texas House Monday, the 140th and final day of the session.
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.
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.