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Beto O’Rourke group gives $600,000 to House Democrats’ stay in D.C.

Members left Texas about 10 days ago and have said they plan to stay out of state…

Gov. Greg Abbott says he won’t impose new mask mandate despite increasing COVID-19 cases

Abbott reiterated Tuesday that Texas schoolchildren will not face mask requirements as they return to school later…

Allen West announces he is running against Gov. Greg Abbott in Republican primary

The Texas GOP chairman made his campaign official Sunday.

U.S. House calls for Russia to free Texan who’s been imprisoned since 2019

Trevor Reed, a 29-year-old resident of Granbury, was arrested in August 2019 on specious grounds, according to…

Academy sports chain can’t be sued for selling gun used in Texas’ deadliest mass shooting, state Supreme Court says

The gunman should not have been able to purchase an assault style rifle, but the store conducted…

Texans can carry handguns without a license or training starting Sept. 1, after Gov. Greg Abbott signs permitless carry bill into law

By Sami Sparber, The Texas Tribune June 16, 2021 Texans can carry handguns without a license or…

Gov. Greg Abbott plans to sign bill to punish businesses that require proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Abbott's signature will mean that businesses that require so-called vaccine passports can't get state contracts and could…

Texas House rallies behind Speaker Dade Phelan, even as Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blames him for GOP legislative failures

Phelan has touted a list of conservative wins in his first session as House leader, such as…

Another ERCOT board member resigns as lawmakers criticize power grid operator for massive electricity outages

Texas lawmakers have questioned and criticized the Electric Reliability Council of Texas for days about the near-collapse…

Texas schools still tallying storm costs, and some won’t reopen soon

School districts report flooded classrooms and gyms, and teachers have lost supplies and learning materials. The damage…


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