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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...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) In pushing a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that cuts off funds for Planned Parenthood, Republicans are reassuring women that other clinics will step up to provide low-cost breast exams, birth control and cancer screenings. However, one...
Photo courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Friday March 10, about 12:46 p.m., the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann, Reserve Deputy Justin Pannell, and K9 partner Lobos stopped a white sedan on...