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(Credit: State of Texas) Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded a decision yesterday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that preserves Texas’ voter ID law. By a 2-to-1 vote, a three-judge panel overturned a lower court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing voter...
(Photo:Shutterstock/NASA Images) Harvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment even after water levels drop far enough that Southeast Texas residents no longer fear for their lives, according to experts. Houston already was notorious...
(Photo:Shutterstock/morisfoto) It's a bittersweet day for marijuana activists. The Compassionate Use Law in now in effect and DPS has granted one license out of three planned to a medical marijuana producer. Heather Fazio with the Marijuana Policy Project said there's too many...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM GOV GREG ABBOTT AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today added three Texas counties to the Federal Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This addition will bring the total number of counties receiving...
(Photo Shutterstock/ michelmond) There is a sliver of good news in the forecast for Houston and Harris County. With no more rain currently in the forecast for Houston and other parts of Harris County, watershed levels may continue to fall slowly, according to Harris County Flood...
(Photo YouTube) University of Texas wins a court hearing over removal of a confederate statue on campus. The State Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the 2015 takedown of Jefferson Davis from the Main Mall. The Statesman reports the court let stand an appellate court's ruling...
(Photo:Shutterstock/stock_photo_world) Governor Greg Abbott today issued a temporary waiver of the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), which will suspend requirements that trucking firms track and pay tax on the amount of fuel used in Texas when delivering needed relief...
(Photo Shutterstock/ Mike Focus) Some Texans who need to file insurance claims for Harvey storm damage worry those claims may face trouble when the new Blue Tarp Law goes into effect tomorrow. Tens of thousands of policyholders who are filing insurance claims from Harvey's...
(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing September 3, 2017, as a Day of Prayer in Texas. In his proclamation, the Governor urged Texans of all faiths and religious traditions and backgrounds to offer...