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Among recommendations Governor Greg Abbott revealed Wednesday are that campuses be "hardened" by actions that could include creating vestibules where doors must by remotely unlocked before visitors can enter, installing metal detectors and having an alarm that would signal there...
Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced $15.2 million in combined Medicaid fraud settlements with a group of Dallas-Fort Worth area Medicaid rehabilitation therapy providers. Six individuals and four companies agreed to settle claims they violated the Texas Medicaid Fraud...
(Photo: Texas Tribune) Governor Abbott’s School and Firearm Safety Action plan is getting a luke-warm response from Texas Teachers. Clay Robison of the Texas State Teachers Association says increased security, tighter campus infrastructure and the expansion of mental health...
The Houston Astrodome, which became known as the Eighth Wonder of the World as the world's first domed stadium, has received the highest honor Texas can give a historic structure. A marker designating the Astrodome as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark was unveiled at ceremonies...
Sen. Ted Cruz's re-election campaign is sending fundraising letters in envelopes marked "Summons Enclosed - Open Immediately," suggesting they could contain court appearance orders. Instead, inside is a letter from the Texas Republican asking for support in his race against...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to reveal his plan to improve school safety in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school near Houston this month. Abbott will unveil the plan Wednesday morning at a news conference at Dallas school district headquarters. Last week - just...
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez owes $12,000-plus in overdue property taxes on seven properties, a previously unreported shortfall that could prove embarrassing as she tries to unseat Republican Greg Abbott in November. The Houston Chronicle reports that Valdez's...
Survivors of last week's school shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. They said they want more armed security to keep campuses safe...
(Photo: KXII.com) Texas Education Agency director Mike Morath is demanding Educational Testing Service of New Jersey to pay $100,000 in damages for the testing problems that led to over 41 thousand students getting kicked off the test in April and nearly 30 thousand students...