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.
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.