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(Photo Credit: State of Texas) A collection of Democratic state senators has proposed legislation prohibiting police from enforcing federal immigration laws in hospitals, schools, churches, courthouses and colleges and universities across Texas. Houston Sen. Sylvia Garcia...
(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...