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The State of Texas makes its case that the Affordable Care Act is now unconstitutional. In a court hearing, the Attorney General's office argued that the only thing that made the ACA constitutional was the penalty for not having health insurance, that was done away with. But the...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A federal judge in Texas has again blocked the state from requiring abortion clinics to bury or cremate fetal remains. The ruling Wednesday is another court defeat for Texas over an anti-abortion law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott last year. Judges...
The man who stole a Make America Great Again hat and threw a cup of soda at a teenager in a Whataburger in San Antonio has been indicted. Kino Jimenez faces a theft of a person trial in October for verbally attacking and throwing a drink in the face of 16-year-old Hunter Richard...
Texas teachers are fighting back against the State Education Commissioner for practices they believe hurt traditional public schools in favor of charters. A lawsuit filed by two of the largest teacher’s unions in Texas contends TEA Commissioner Mike Morath has violated state...
(Credit: Texas A&M University) Texas A&M University says it is imposing clearer and tougher sanctions on students found responsible for sexual assault after women came forward this summer to criticize the school's handling of their cases. The chances announced Monday by...
(Credit: Associated Press) A judge has denied bond for the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck. Tonya Couch will now await her trial on money laundering and hindering apprehension charges in the Tarrant County Jail. Her...
As Texas teachers get back to work, many of them today around Austin, they're returning as their districts have just received an A-F letter grade. This is the first year the districts have been given the official grades, but Clay Robison with the Texas State Teachers Association...
Beginning September 17th, the only "emotional support animals" that will be allowed on any Southwest flights are dogs and cats, one per customer, and they must be on a leash at all times. Bloomberg's Mary Schlangerstein reports there has been a 150% increase in the number of...
(Credit: Texas Tech University System) Robert Duncan, a longtime West Texas lawmaker before serving as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System for the past four years, has announced his retirement. The 65-year-old chancellor had served 18 years as a state lawmaker, the...