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Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Senate also approved bills exempting victims and witnesses of sexual assaults from being punished under university code of conduct rules and making it easier to report such assaults anonymously and online. The bills by Democratic Sen. Kirk Watson of...
Photo: Shutterstock AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A judge ruled for a second time Monday that Texas' strict voter ID law was intentionally crafted to discriminate against minorities, which follows another court finding evidence of racial gerrymandering in how Republican lawmakers drew...
(Photo credit: State of Texas) Attorney General Ken Paxton today led a coalition of 15 states in filing an amicus brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals defending President Trump’s revised immigration order. The revised order provides for a temporary suspension of...
(Photo credit: Twitter/Bill Clinton) Former President Bill Clinton has been spending some time with former President George H. W. Bush and wife Barbara in Houston. In a tweet on Sunday, Clinton said they "caught up about kids, grandkids, old times and new times. And socks."...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Thousands of people are marching and rallying in downtown Dallas to call for an overhaul of the nation's immigration system and end to what organizers say is an aggressive deportation policy. Organizers who called Sunday's event the "Dallas Mega...
(Photo Shutterstock/Christopher Halloran) After all the partisan political showdowns the US Supreme Court will have nine justices once again. Republican Texas Senator John Cornyn says invoking the so-called nuclear option to get Judge Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate with a...
Photo: Shutterstock As the state prepares for additional local transmission of the Zika virus during the 2017 mosquito season, the Texas Department of State Health Services is expanding its testing guidance for residents of six South Texas counties. DSHS Monday issued a health...
(Photo credit: Baylor University) A former Baylor University assistant athletic director is dropping his lawsuit against the school and several regents and will pursue his claims in arbitration. Colin Shillinglaw's lawyer informed the Dallas civil trial court of the move on...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) A House proposal to tack onto the state budget a repeal of a law offering in-state tuition at Texas public universities to some high school graduates who came to the U.S. illegally has failed on a technicality. Rep. Jonathan Stickland, a Republican...