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Photo courtesy of Chris Fox @ chrisfoxtsn Gov. Greg Abbott opened a Texas legislative session that will likely eventually be marred by bitter partisan battles and party squabbles on how to spend a shrinking state budget by urging lawmakers to put aside their differences. Abbott...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) questioned Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) during Sessions’ confirmation hearing today to be United States Attorney General. Sen. Cruz congratulated Sen. Sessions on his nomination, praised his integrity as a senator and law...
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock AUSTIN, Texas —For many of us, the New Year represents a clean slate and a chance to fulfill personal goals. If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, you are not alone. While some people may sign up for a gym membership, others may consider...
Photo courtesty of FCSO. Yesterday, Sheriff Keith Korenek reports the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a Chevy Tahoe on Interstate 10 at the 658 mile-marker at approximately 11:53 am for a traffic violation...
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand an appeals court ruling that upholds a much-watched Texas program that promises free college educations to military veterans if they lived in the state when they enlisted. The Hazlewood Act dates to the 1920s. State lawmakers expanded the...
The officer suspended by Fort Worth police was disciplined for neglect of duty, being discourteous to the public, conduct prejudicial to good order and violation of department rules including excessive use of force and failing to thoroughly investigate. A spokesman for the Fort...
Texas lawmakers return to Austin Tuesday facing a cash crunch and tensions over a North Carolina-style transgender bathroom bill, while economic realities will soon clash with promises to cut taxes and fix a broken child welfare system. What bills Republican Gov. Greg Abbott...
Dallas, Texas —TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children, has released a comprehensive report on the challenges facing Texas’ Child Protective Services’ (CPS) attempts to attract and retain a quality workforce, including recommendations for improvement...
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released the state’s Biennial Revenue Estimate today, showing the state is projected to have approximately $104.9 billion in revenue available for general-purpose spending during the 2018-19 biennium. This represents a 2.7 percent...