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Republican leaders in Texas quickly applauded a federal judge's ruling declaring the entire federal health care reform law unconstitutional. “This is a great day for liberty and the vitality of the U.S. Constitution,” Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said in a statement. “The...
A grumbling group of Senate budget writers tackled Texas’ towering budget shortfall on Monday. If their first day of work was a taste of things to come, look for a sour session. Republicans and Democrats alike protested at the Senate Finance Committee’s first hearing on proposed...
A state trust fund that uses tax money to help communities play host to major sports events is distributing its largest grant yet for Super Bowl XLV: $31.2 million. It far surpasses the $8.7 million an earlier version of the Major Events Trust Fund shelled out for the Super Bowl...
When rape victims come into D’An Anders’ office, they are traumatized and emotional. After enduring a devastating assault, they have also spent hours being prodded and swabbed in a hospital emergency room, providing evidence that they hope will help track down their attacker...
For nearly two years, a North Texas woman has kept a secret from her family. She was forced to reveal it a week before Christmas. The drama she has been living has coming to a frightening end, one that could tear her away from her loved ones. Olga Zanella is set to be deported...
It's game, set, rematch for Republican and Democratic lawmakers as the contentious debate over voter ID legislation moves to the Texas House after the bill's passage in the Senate on a party line vote. Even while Senate Republicans were celebrating the Wednesday night political...
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The two top executives at the Texas Department of Transportation are stepping down less than a month after a scathing report was released calling for sweeping leadership changes in the often-criticized agency. Executive Director Amadeo Saenz and Deputy Executive Director Steve...
Police say a suspicious package delivered to Sen. John Cornyn's suburban Dallas office triggered an evacuation of the top two floors of the large building where the office is located. The package was delivered Wednesday morning to Cornyn's 11th floor office in Farmers Branch...