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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is visiting the Rio Grande valley for a firsthand look at the U.S.-Mexico border as the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement and prepares to ask Congress to pay for a border wall. It's the first time the...
Photos courtesy of Senator Cornyn's office WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today concluded a Congressional delegation trip to learn about law enforcement’s multi-layered approach to securing the U.S.-Mexico border, improving public safety, and ensuring the flow of...
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...