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TXDOT logo AUSTIN — The Texas Transportation Commission will hear and discuss updates to TxDOT’s Unified Transportation Program or UTP — the 10-year project funding plan totaling $70 billion. Included in this plan is a proposal to fund 18 new projects, worth more than $2 billion...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN, TX -- This morning, the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services offered a unanimous and bipartisan show of support for Senate Bill 11, legislation that would reform the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and address a number of...
Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center as she seeks asylum say family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her as well as information about her medical condition. A Department of Homeland Security statement says Immigration and...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) The police chief in Houston says no one has been found injured and there's no evidence of a shooting amid reports of gunfire inside the hospital at the Texas Medical Center. Chief Art Acevedo says his officers were making a second search of Ben...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) top Texas state senator has proposed legislation revising a strict law requiring photo ID at the polls. Filed Tuesday, Republican Sen. Joan Huffman's bill seeks to comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found Texas' law discriminatory...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's...
Shutterstock photo An everyday utility that nearly every woman carries could truly save her life – the simple handbag. In 2017 Texas Advocacy Project continues to provide Handbags for Hope to domestic violence survivors. The goal of this campaign is to ultimately lead survivors...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ AUSTIN, Texas – The spring wildflower season in Central Texas may come early this year and be spread out over several months rather than a rush during March and April, say experts at The University of Texas at Austin’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center...
(Photo Credit: State of Texas) The head of Texas' troubled foster care system says emergency state funding helped hire 441 new employees in December and January, a two-thirds increase over the same period the previous year. Department of Family and Protective Services...