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(Image courtesy NASA) NASA gets a solid boost from the White House. Austin/San Antonio representative Lamar Smith was among the Texas lawmakers who worked to get the NASA Authorization act signed into law by President Trump yesterday. "The President talked about space in his...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN — The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has announced it will award up to $10 million in grant funds to 20 community collaboratives located across the state to assist Texas veterans and their families struggling with mental health issues...
(Photo By Stokkete/Shutterstock) FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AUSTIN – With the April 18th income tax deadline looming, Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans to be aware of a recurring tax-related scam involving unsolicited calls from people masquerading as...
( Photo by MasAnyanka/Shutterstock) Congress has sent a bill to President Donald Trump that would let Texas mandate drug testing for welfare recipients on two conditions. Texas Senator Ted Cruz sponsored the legislation. "Where workers have been discharged from their last job...
(Photo By Rob Hyrons/Shutterstock) A fight is brewing at the Capitol over raising the minimum wage. A bill to raise it is getting bi-partisan support. Kingsville Republican Dan Lozano has signed on to the bill which would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour from $7.25...
Chris Fox photo/KLBJ Texas advocates for LGBTQ rights are in Austin today to meet with lawmakers and hope they listen to their views. Advocates plan to rally in protest of legislation like The Bathroom Bill, which has passed the Texas Senate. Today's event organizers say they...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Texas ranchers are facing at least $21 million in agricultural damages from wildfires that blackened more than 750 square miles in the Texas Panhandle last week. Economist Steve Amosson tells the San Antonio Express-News that damages last week...
Texas man and his girlfriend have been indicted on charges arising from the cyberbullying of the man's ex-girlfriend until her suicide. A Galveston County grand jury indicted 21-year-old Andres Arturo Villagomez (VEE'-yah-goh-mehz) and 22-year-old Karinthya Sanchez Romero. The...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Critics of a Texas bill that would crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" say Republican changes to soften the measure don't go nearly far enough. Hundreds of people Wednesday again packed the Texas Capitol to speak against the measure that...