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Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis on Thursday asked the Texas Rangers to look into Attorney General Ken Paxton's admitted violations of state securities law, a day after a local grand jury appeared ready to start its own investigation. On Monday, Austin-based watchdog...
Prosecutors say a criminal security violations complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton will be examined by the Texas Rangers. Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis said Thursday that his office doesn't provide special treatment. That follows criticism that Willis had...
It's back to the drawing board for legislation that would mandate police in Texas to wear body cameras. While many said the conceptually support the idea of police wearing body cams State Reps like Marisa Marquez seemed to ask questions with no real answers. One glaring issue...
A bill before state lawmakers would put to an end to a practice that occurs in lawsuits involving asbestos...a practice many believe is motivated by greed. The focus of the discussion is a measure (HB 1492) sponsored by New Braunfels State Representative Doug Miller. Jennifer...
The bills under consideration include House Bill 41 from Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, which would work with House Joint Resolution 26 to put a minimum-wage increase to a statewide vote. Another bill, HB 1590 from Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, would raise the...
A Houston-area teacher faces unspecified discipline for allegedly giving students anti-Muslim documents during class. Officials with the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District say the handout, with references to terrorism and beheadings, was not approved by...
Texas lawmakers and top business leaders are vowing to kill two proposed state constitutional amendments they say will promote discrimination and possibly result in backlash similar to what happened in Indiana and Arkansas. Opponents say the amendments, by Republicans Rep. Matt...
State senators are debating a contentious plan to repeal a Texas law granting in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally. Democrats and Hispanic groups champion the law, while Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature...
State lawmakers will get their first look at a $3 billion plan to fix the troubled way Texas pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of a multiyear court battle. The House's schools guru, Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock, plans to provide details at a Tuesday afternoon...