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Texas is again attempting to expedite the execution process by seeking U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' approval to opt in to a federal law shortening legal deadlines and limiting appeals options for death-sentenced inmates. State's Attorney General spokeswoman Kayleigh...
President Donald Trump's announcement that he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border echoes the response of Texas leaders during a surge of Central American children crossing the Rio Grande four years ago. Former Gov. Rick Perry ordered the Texas National...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.4 billion in March, 7.2 percent more than in March 2017. “Sales tax revenue rose for almost all major economic sectors, indicating growth in both business and consumer spending,” Hegar said. “Receipts...
The discussion about High Speed Rail service in Texas has focused mainly on a Houston to Dallas line which was proposed by Texas central partners, until now... SNCF America says it would like to operate a different High-Speed Rail line that connects Austin, Houston and Dallas...
(Photo courtesy Fayette County Sheriffs Office) Fayette County Sheriffs Deputies pull over an SUV near Flatonia Saturday and discover 114 pounds of marijuana in passenger compartments. 33-year-old Michael Shuford, Jr. of Katy was arrested and charged with felony possession...
U.S. Representative, Beto O'Rourke (D) has reached a record-setting $6.7 million in donations during his first quarter of his 2018 campaing, according to his team. Through mid-February, Cruz raised more than $17 million for his Senate campaign account since taking office in 2013...
Dallas police have recovered four guitars stolen from Nils Lofgren before the longtime member of the E Street Band was set to perform a show. Dallas police tweeted Monday that they also have made an arrest in the theft. Cpl. Debra Webb provided no further details. Lofgren...
A 20-year-old Texas man who as a teenager invoked "affluenza" in his defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck has been released from jail. Tarrant County sheriff's spokesman David McClelland says Ethan Couch was released Monday from the county jail near Dallas after...
Gov. Greg Abbott is back home after a nine-day trip to India that was aimed at bringing more jobs and businesses to Texas. Abbott returned to Austin late Friday. The Republican told pool reporters the trip was "outstanding" and cited two India-based companies announcing plans to...