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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
Organizations representing hundreds of Texas cities and school boards unsuccessfully urged Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this month to veto a bill aimed at restricting drone use around the state, worried …
ANDY DUEHREN, Texas Tribune |
7/1/17 12:00 AM
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that said spouses of gay and lesbian public employees are entitled to …
ALEXA URA, Texas Tribune |
6/30/17 12:00 AM
Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 27 announced the Texas Department of Transportation had collected more than 2.4 million cubic feet of debris left behind by Hurricane Harvey in roadways across the four districts hardest hit by the storm.
By ED STERLING, State Capital Highlights |
10/5/17 07:00 AM
There’s one new law on the books intended to help police in Texas that has gotten less attention than several others in a year when lawmakers touted their “back the blue” bills. It’s a …
JOLIE MCCULLOUGH, Texas Tribune |
7/3/17 01:11 PM
Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday unveiled a plan to "rein in skyrocketing property taxes" in Texas ...
By BRANDON FORMBY and PATRICK SVITEK, The Texas Tribune |
1/16/18 10:00 AM
A federal judge has tossed out a new law softening Texas’ strict voter identification requirements. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos on Wednesday ruled that Senate Bill 5, signed by Gov. …
By JIM MALEWITZ, The Texas Tribune |
8/23/17 04:45 PM