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(Credit: Associated Press) Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it would never get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House He also signaled Wednesday that the issue was dead for the foreseeable...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a bi-partisan coalition of 49 attorneys general urging Congress to affirm that law enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking. In a letter to...
Photo: Governor's office Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 (HB 214) which limits insurance coverage for abortion procedures. Under this new law Texans will not be forced to pay for elective abortions through their insurance plans. This legislation is an important piece...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A small group of Texas House Republicans have gotten in each other's faces during a brief but intense exchange after the chamber passed a contentious property tax bill. The House voted Monday to require local governments to hold elections if property taxes...
Texas A&M has reportedly canceled the Sept 11th "white Lives matter' rally after pressure from state lawmakers and concerns that people posting on the univsdersity's facebook page said that they would bring weapons to the event. The police say they are not equipped to handle...
Police in Texas say 17 people were found locked inside a tractor-trailer parked outside a gas station. Edinburg Assistant Police Chief Oscar Trevino tells KGBT-TV the immigrants from several different countries may have been locked inside the 18-wheeler for at least eight hours...
(Credit: Texas Public utility Commission) Some electricity companies in Texas are planning to put less money into maintaining and modernizing plants, causing some officials to worry about energy reliability in the state. The Houston Chronicle reports that electricity companies...
(Credit: Associated Press) A Texas appeals court has upheld the 99-year prison sentence given to a mortician who was the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie." The 6th Texas Court of Appeals in Texarkana on Wednesday upheld the sentence given to Bernie Tiede (TEE'-duh) for his 1999...
Photo: Chris Fox/KRLD Hundreds of people are lining up to pay their respects to former Gov. Mark White as he lies in state at the Texas Capitol. White's coffin was draped with a Texas flag on Thursday and displayed in the rotunda beneath his gubernatorial portrait, which was...