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The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.33 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents more than last week and is 22 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
A special commission has begun discussing how to remake Texas' school finance system, 18-plus months after the state Supreme Court declared it deeply flawed but still barely constitutional. That ruling spared the Legislature from having to overhaul how Texas pays for educating...
An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children. David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse...
(Shutterstock | Stokkete) The year 2017 was huge for job creation in Texas. The addition of 68-thousand people into the state's workforce last month resulted in a net gain of 400 jobs in December. Industries including leisure and hospitality, construction, and information all...
(Photo Shutterstock/By thanat sasipatanapa) Apple announces big investment plans for the US economy over the next five years. Apple says they plan to invest over $350 billion dollars. They say the new GOP tax bill will mean they will pay $38 billion dollars and the implication...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Katherine Welles) Michael Sarraille, a former lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy and a member of the storied SEAL teams, began working at the Texas A&M University System on Dec. 1 to lead the Veterans Support Office and make sure students who have...
President Trump’s November decision to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism — in response to legislation I introduced that passed in Congress last year — was more than just a symbolic move. The administration has not only plugged holes in America’s sanctions...
(Photo:Shutterstock/William Howard) DALLAS (AP) - Thousands of Texans have saluted the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music and speeches honoring the slain civil rights leader. MLK Day Parades were being held Monday in numerous Texas cities, including Houston, Dallas...
(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) FROM THE TEXAS DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY New Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety at Texas Capitol Certain items prohibited on Capitol Grounds AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security...