Poll: Should Texas decriminalize marijuana this year?

  Sydney Sigler says her probation officer shows up at her house randomly to confirm she lives where she claims. She’s not allowed to leave McLennan County, where she lives...

Bill proposes to make Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day a state holiday

A bill filed earlier this week calls to designate April 16 as "Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day."Authored by Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos, House Bill 2492 proposes to make the late singer's...

Proposal for $5K teacher pay raise won’t help librarians, counselors, bus drivers

A proposal to give each Texan school teacher a $5,000 pay raise won't help librarians, bus drivers or counselors if Senate Bill 3 passes. SB3 allocates $3.7 billion over the...
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Lawmakers want to end toll roads once the road is paid off

Lawmakers are working on a bill that will end toll roads once the roads are paid off. House Bill 436 was filed by Matt Shaheen, who serves as representative for Texas House District...
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Proposal filed to require students to pass civics test before graduating

Texas State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, has filed a proposal which could mandate all Texas high school students to pass a civics test before they're able to graduate. If passed,...

Abbott says he’s willing to work to revive the UT, TAMU football game

In a sweeping address to lawmakers laying out his policy priorities for the legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott offered an unexpected "bold" idea on which there could be compromise: reinstating an...
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AG Paxton seeks summary judgement to protect Texans from Obamacare requirement

Leading a multistate coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a summary judgment motion asking a U.S. District Court to strike down an unlawful Obamacare requirement that increases costs...
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Proposed bill would allow liquor sales on Sundays in Texas

A proposed bill would allow liquor sales in Texas on Sundays.House Bill 1100, introduced by Rep. Richard Raymond (D-Laredo), would allow liquor stores to be open from noon-10 p.m....

Texas lawmakers want to fix wait times at driver’s license offices

The Senate Finance Committee came down hard Monday on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s inefficient driver's license offices.“I would personally just say, Steve, fix the damn...
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Nearly 100K non-citizens registered to vote in Texas: Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued the following statement after the Secretary of State’s office discovered that about 95,000 individuals identified by the Department of Public Safety as non-U.S....

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