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.
The Texas Municipal League says a bill coming up for a vote in the House will cheat local government by hundreds of millions of dollars.
Opponents of the bill say it limits valuable information when doing background checks, but law enforcement will still have access.
KXAN first reported last November that very few arrests made by troopers along the border are for drug and human smuggling.
The sanctuary city ban goes into effect Sept. 1, 2017.
Supporters of a statewide ban on texting and driving say they have the votes to pass it through a last major hurdle.
“It definitely shows the influence of this small group of conservative lawmakers, at least in terms of procedurally disrupting things… But…
Angry and tearful lawmakers made pleas for their bills and some denounced the leadership in the state House.
A state debate right now: should we send 17-year-old felons to juvenile detention centers rather than state jails as we do now?
Uber and Lyft both have non-discrimination policies that don’t allow discrimination against riders or drivers based on sex or gender identit…
Quite a few issues are in deep trouble if they don’t pass before the midnight deadline.
Data showed Texas police fatally shot 82 people in 2016.
Sponsors say the bill is designed to keep faith-based organizations offering child placement services.
Senate Bill 2 would call for an automatic election at eight percent and allow for taxpayers to petition at around five percent.