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Not a single bill had been agreed to by the state House and Senate as of July 28, exactly 10 days into the 30-day special session of the Texas Legislature.
By ED STERLING, Texas Press Association |
8/3/17 11:05 AM
As Texas tries to educate a growing number of college students who come from struggling schools or speak English as a second language, a grim stat highlights the challenge it faces: 60 percent of all …
By MATTHEW WATKINS, The Texas Tribune |
9/29/17 03:13 PM
In its latest attempt to address budget cuts, the Texas Department of Public Safety is again facing harsh criticism. Multiple lawmakers and the department’s officers association have …
By JOLIE MCCULLOUGH, The Texas Tribune |
1/12/18 07:45 AM
When David Hatcher got a blood test at his oncologist's office two summers ago, the doctor spelled out his results decisively: “The bad news is you’ve got leukemia. The good news: It’s the kind …
By ALIYYA SWABY, The Texas Tribune |
8/3/17 11:00 AM
David Mimlitch was on his lunch break in 2011, flipping through the 606 aerial photos he had just taken with a drone outside Dallas, when he noticed something strange: a creek stained scarlet with …
By ANDY DUEHREN, The Texas Tribune |
9/28/17 04:00 PM
Last week, amid a flurry of votes on more than a dozen other issues, the Texas Senate passed its main measure addressing Gov. Greg Abbott's call to reform the laws related to property taxes.
By BRANDON FORMBY, KIRBY WILSON and ALIYYA SWABY, The Texas Tribune |
8/3/17 02:00 PM
Gov. Greg Abbott and leaders of the Texas Legislature on Nov. 9 announced the approval of $90 million in emergency state funding to help Hurricane Harvey disaster-declared counties pay for the removal of debris.
By ED STERLING
11/15/17 05:08 PM
The Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the federal court case over Texas' Senate Bill 4, arguing that the state is within its rights to adopt the anti-"sanctuary cities" law.
JULIÁN AGUILAR, Texas Tribune |
6/23/17 05:50 PM
The Texas House gave tentative approval Thursday to a measure that would partially reverse a controversial cut to disabled children’s therapy services that was ordered by the 2015 …
By KIRBY WILSON and SHANNON NAJMABADI, The Texas Tribune |
8/4/17 01:00 PM
Insurance coverage for more than 390,000 Texas children and pregnant women is in jeopardy after Congress failed to renew authorization for a federal program.
Congressional authorization for the …
By MATTHEW CHOI and ABBY LIVINGSTON, The Texas Tribune |
10/2/17 09:00 AM
Darrell Kenyon had been punting for years on various medical issues — fatigue, headaches, mood swings. The 43-year-old uninsured carpenter was particularly worried about his blood …
By CHARLOTTE HUFF, Kaiser Health News |
10/4/17 03:30 PM
After a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concert attendees at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Texas officials condemned the violence while offering condolences and prayers.
The gunman, …
By BOBBY BLANCHARD and MATTHEW CHOI, The Texas Tribune |
10/2/17 08:30 AM
City governments, particularly those led by Democrats, are to blame for problems nationwide, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said during a nationally televised interview Friday.
"People are happy …
By SHANNON NAJMABADI, The Texas Tribune |
8/4/17 04:00 PM
The Texas House on Friday passed a package of bills that would put $1.8 billion into public schools and and help out struggling small, rural school districts.
By ALIYYA SWABY, The Texas Tribune |
8/4/17 02:00 PM
Thousands of advocates have flooded the federal government with comments this week, weighing in on whether it should reverse an Obama-era decision to strip Texas of millions in federal funding for a …
By EMMA PLATOFF, The Texas Tribune |
8/4/17 02:02 PM
Frank Phillips spent last Wednesday staring down 600 boxes of election materials — voted ballots, blank ballots, precinct records — sitting in a warehouse run by Denton County. After sitting in …
EMMA PLATOFF, Texas Tribune |
7/4/17 10:55 AM
Texas nursing homes beware: The state’s tolerance for mistakes is dropping fast. In September, a new state law takes effect that will make it more difficult for long-term care facilities cited …
MARISSA EVANS, Texas Tribune |
7/3/17 12:00 AM
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott gave legislators 20 must-pass items, but the lawmakers delivered only 12 bills to his desk during the first called session of the 85th Texas Legislature.
Both the …
By ED STERLING, State Capital Highlights |
8/24/17 06:34 PM
Hey, Texplainer: Is Texas handing over my voting data to the federal government?
JIM MALEWITZ, Texas Tribune |
7/4/17 04:04 PM
H-E-B has issued a product recall of H-E-B branded Cranberry Turkey Salad products. The recall affects those products with a sell-by date of March 19 or earlier because of potentially …
3/16/18 11:50 PM