The minimum wage in Texas is sitting at $7.25 per hour, which is also the minimum allowed by the federal government.
Millions of dollars are at stake for Travis County if lawmakers in the Texas House passes the sanctuary ban.
The bill still needs one more vote before being sent to the Senate Committee.
State lawmakers want the city to change in the name of economic liberty.
Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, says the inspections do not make the roads safer.
If passed, the bill would take effect Sept. 1, 2017.
A Senate bill formed to curb the growth in local property taxes would make some decisions by city councils more difficult to implement.
When it comes to issues related to health, state Rep. Jessica Farrar says that men should have to undergo the same “unnecessary” and “invasi…
A recent poll shows that 83 percent of Texans support medical marijuana.
In the past, the group has lobbied on issues such as community schools, funding for public education and affordable healthcare.
Springing forward for daylight saving time makes a lot of people unhappy, including some state lawmakers.
Shaffer asked lawmakers to pass HB 62 in remembrance of his wife and daughter. “At the end of the day we have to deal with this loss.”
“I know that if we are able to save the life of a woman, we save a community, we save a family,” Rep. Thompson said.
A bill making divorce much more difficult is moving its way through the Texas Legislature.
The City of Round Rock got rid of their red light cameras in 2015 and saw an increase in crashes one year later.
A passionate group of people against the issue voiced their concerns for the transgender community if the bill passes.
Hundreds of people showed up to speak out on Senate Bill 6 at the state capitol.
The bill would prevent Texans convicted of serious crimes with severe mental illness from getting the death penalty.
“This is relatively new to the agenda and it doesn’t appear the public is ready for the legislators to act on it.”
The bill would increase the amount of money school districts in the state get for each student by about $200.