Despite their political rifts, Republicans and Democrats, House and Senate lawmakers, and rural and urban Texans all agree the state needs to change the way it funds public schools.
Beto O’Rourke is on the road again as he nears a decision on whether to enter the 2020 presidential race.
Shutdown deal includes language to protect a butterfly sanctuary and other landmarks from border barrier
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he’s added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.
Texas secretary of state apologizes for how he rolled out voter citizenship review. But he still supports the effort.
Facing an uncertain path to confirmation after ordering a deeply flawed voter citizenship review that seemingly targeted naturalized citizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley is now apologizing to state lawmakers for the way his office rolled out the review — but he is still holding firm behind the overall effort.
For female Republicans looking to become freshmen in the Texas Legislature, last year was the year of the woman — or, if you want to include both of them, women.
Every student at an East Texas school district will receive a Valentine’s Day present thanks to donated sweets and other treats that filled more than 1,100 gift bags.
Lawmakers have their marching orders. Gov. Greg Abbott identified a list of emergency items — issues that the Legislature can begin tackling immediately.
Beer brewers and distributors and have been battling for years over what can be bought and sold at breweries across Texas.
Frustration is growing among more than 1,600 Central American migrants penned up for more than a week inside a disused factory turned shelter in the northern Mexico border city of Piedras Negras.
A woman who called Houston’s non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: “I’m not lying.”