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(Credit: Texas Parks and Wildlife) Texas lawmakers have approved the hunting of feral hogs and coyotes from hot air balloons. Texas' growing hog population causes millions of dollars' worth of damage to crops every year. Texas has an estimated two million feral hogs. Their high...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A standoff between Texas' Republican-majority House and Senate over a modest voucher program has killed an ambitious, bipartisan $1.6 billion school finance plan. The House previously passed a school finance package increasing annual, per-student funding...
File photo The Texas House is rejecting the Senate's effort to scale back a $1.6 billion plan to begin fixing the troubled way the state pays for public schools while tacking a voucher plan onto what's left. The House previously passed a major school finance package increasing...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside of a birthday party last weekend. Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a...
Texas is moving closer to making offenses against police officers punishable as hate crimes. The state Senate passed 30-1 on Tuesday a bill adding law enforcement agents to the list of groups targeted by bias or prejudice. Hate crimes against officers would include arson,...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature is tying itself in knots over a transgender "bathroom bill." The state Senate voted 21-10 vote after 1 a.m. Wednesday to attach rules requiring transgender Texans to use public restrooms corresponding to their birth...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) A plan to end what's known as the worst program in Texas dies a week before the legislative session is to end. The Driver Responsibility Program lives for two more years. Texas will keep charging drivers a fee who have been convicted of moving violations...like...
Photo: Shutterstock Mexican Americans in one of the poorest counties in Texas will soon have new culturally tailored tools to better understand the relationship between weight loss and the onset of diabetes. The effort is aimed at dramatically reducing the number of individuals...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Legislature is moving closer to approving a bipartisan law letting some first-time, low-level offenders seal their criminal records - keeping them from being made public when doing things like applying for jobs. The so-called "second-chance" bill...