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...

Texas State Rep.’s resolution encourages TxDOT to support and develop bikeway network projects

Filed Feb. 12, House Committee Resolution 64, authored by Texas State Rep. Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston, encourages Texas Department of Transportation to develop and support bikeway network projects.VanDeaver’s resolution,...

AG Paxton recovers record $236 million for Texas in Medicaid fraud settlement

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Xerox Corporation and several of its former subsidiaries – including Conduent, Inc. – agreed to a $235.9 million settlement with the State...

Your tax refund may be less this year

One year ago, Congress overhauled the tax code and now early federal tax filers have found tax refunds to be on average 8 percent lower. So far, refunds for the...

RECALL: Fisher-Price recalls Barbie Dream Camper

Fisher-Price is recalling about 44,000 children's power wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The...

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...

Boy Scouts program welcomes girls, now named Scouts BSA

From twilight hikes, to festive launch parties and campouts, thousands of Scouts, parents, and volunteers will celebrate nationwide as the Boy Scouts of America welcomes for the first time...

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