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Voiding President Trump’s national emergency declaration any way possible is the goal of Texas Congressional Democrats. US Representative Henry Cuellar’s district includes the Rio Grande Valley. He calls President Trump’s emergency declaration a violation of constitutional...
The shooting at Santa Fe High School last year prompted Governor Abbott to put school safety on his list of emergency items for Texas. School finance reform and insuring schools are safe places to learn are two of the Governor’s top priorities this session, so is improving...
A Texas Judge says Academy can be sued for selling to the Sutherland Springs Church Shooter. The lawyer for the victim's families Jason Webster said a Texas Academy should have denied the sale of weapons to the shooter when he used a Colorado ID as part of the background check...
Governor Abbott’s priority of capping property tax revenue growth failed last session but it’s already showing some momentum this session. His plan to cap the growth at 2.5 percent has been adopted in legislation filed in both the State House and Senate. Abbott also called on...
Family violence victims don't have many options to break a lease but an Austin lawmaker wants to change that. State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez filed a bill that would expand the list of documentation that survivors can use to get out of their leases and find a safer place to live. "...
If one Austin lawmaker has his way you could get a citation or worse for not reporting your firearms as missing or stolen. State Representative Eddie Rodriguez filed HB1207 that would require owners to report any lost or stolen firearms within five days of noticing they're...
Between Ted Cruz' razor-thin victory over Beto O'Rourke last Fall and President Trump's record unpopularity, State GOP officials worry that Texas could turn blue in 2020. Texas US Senator John Cornyn, who's up for re-election, says he's re-tooling his campaign staff. "As you may...
Huawei, whose US headquarters are in Plano has been indicted for stealing trade secrets and for doing business with iran. The charges were filed in New York, based on a civil lawsuit on the west coast. Former Dallas US Attorney Richard Roper said it's not unusual for civil...
(Credit: Associated Press) Houston's police chief says what began as an attempt to serve a search warrant at a suspected drug house turned into a gun battle that killed two suspects and injured five officers, including four who were shot. Chief Art Acevedo says the suspects were...