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(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...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Eleven bikers have filed a lawsuit in federal court, alleging their civil rights were violated when they were arrested after the 2015 shootout at a Central Texas restaurant. In their lawsuit, the 11 contend they were arrested without cause after...
AUSTIN, TX -- Today, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 8, also known as the Pre-Born Protection and Dignity Act, by a 24-6 vote that crossed party lines. The legislation would institute a statewide ban on the sale of fetal tissue from elective abortions and prohibit partial-...
Photos courtesy of DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Jared Luke Langley, 34, has been increased to $12,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip is received in March. Langley, a Texas 10 Most Wanted...
AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today asked a federal judge for summary judgment in a case against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over a regulation that redefines “sex” to include “gender identity” and “termination of pregnancy” under Title IX. The...
(Photo credit: United States Congress) A Republican congressman from Texas told a constituent to "shut up" over the weekend during a town hall meeting in his home district. Congressman Joe Barton, who represents part of the Arlington area, is seen on video calmly explaining that...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN – By a vote of 21-10, and after an afternoon full of lively debate, the full Texas Senate approved the Texas Privacy Act, SB 6 by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, today. All 20 Republicans and Democratic Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. voted for passage of the most...
(Photo By CrackerClips Stock Media/Shutterstock) UPDATE A State Senate committee passes SB 2 in the wee hours of the morning on a party line vote. The bill would reduce the rollback rate for property tax increases from the current level of 8 percent to 4 percent but a last...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Senate has approved several law enforcement measures, including a $25 million program to provide officers with bullet-resistant vests. It also approved designating July 7 as an annual day of remembrance for law enforcement officers killed...