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Billboards soliciting dates for Sulphur Springs radio personality pop-up

Billboards around Sulphur Springs have started soliciting a date for Star 95.9 Morning Show Host Jordan Owens. The billboards were put up by Owens’ friend...

Texas Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21 || Active military members exempt

The Texas Senate recently voted in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age for smokers from 18 to 21 for everyone...

Texas Senate gives local governments more breathing room for property tax revenue growth

The Texas Senate broke a logjam Monday that had paralyzed a piece of priority legislation for weeks — blunting a controversial provision in a property tax...

Nurses could benefit from student loan assistance bill in Texas Legislature

Pursuing a nursing degree in Texas may become less expensive if a bill introduced in the 86th Texas Legislature passes. State Representative Stephanie Klick (R-North...

Texas Senate approves occupational licensing bill LGBTQ advocates call a ‘license to discriminate’

After emotional testimony, a forceful show of opposition from leaders in the state’s business community and more than an hour of floor debate, the...

Rep. Ratcliffe moves to bypass Democrats and force vote on pro-life bill

 Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) moved to force a vote on major pro-life legislation today by signing a discharge petition (H.Res. 102) that was filed...

Bill aims to protect volunteer first responders’ day jobs

A new bill making its way through the House committees aims to protect volunteer first responders' day jobs during times of major disasters in...

Texas Rangers earliest opening day in history

The Texas Rangers kick off their 2019 season on March 28, 2019, setting a new historical record for the earliest opening day in Texas Ranger...

Disability advocates want the Texas Legislature to invest in pay raises for home care workers

Susie Angel never intended to become friends with her personal attendant. Then again, it’s hard not to grow close to the person who, for...

New Senate bill proposes to legalize marijuana nationwide, erase possession charges

A new Senate bill proposes to legalize marijuana nationwide and erase possession charges. The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019 proposes to remove marijuana from the...

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