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.
The president of Austin-based Black Security Products LLC, Stephen Neusch hopes to make the wall a reality.
The bill is named after 16-year-old David Molak of San Antonio who took his own life in January of 2016 after being harassed online.
There are about 400 proposed budget amendments. Some, will result in votes on this session’s most controversial issues.
The amendments allow all of the members of the Texas House to put their fingerprints on the budget.
State Senator Kirk Watson, D-Austin, wants to define psychology and psychological services so the state can issue licenses.
Lawmakers need to find $2.5 billion dollars to make the state budget work. If they don’t agree on where to get find it by the end of May, th…
Travis County Judge Kocurek was on the Senate floor with her son when the full Senate voted on the bill.