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Governor Abbott and newly elected Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen appear to be on the same page. Governor Abbott sung Bonnen’s praises as he addressed the House on the first day of the Legislature on Tuesday (Jan 8th). When addressing the State House, Gov. Abbott referred to...
Texas US Senator John Cornyn on Fox News earlier blasting democrats for their hypocrisy on border security that they previously supported during the Obama administration as Pres. Trump is set to address the nation tonight. ( Photo: Shutterstock )
State lawmakers will have more money to work with heading into the 86th State Legislature. This years tax revenue saw a jump of more than 10-percent. Just over $119-billion dollars was the total tax revenue generated by Texas in 2018. Comptroller Glen Hegar with the State’s...
The next legislative session kicks off tomorrow at the Capitol and state lawmakers have public education funding top-of-mind. Austin State Rep. Donna Howard has her eye on extra revenue the comptroller revealed. Howard said that money should go towards funding public education...
Cornyn said he has spoken with Governor Greg Abbott about school funding ahead of the new legislative session and expects him to produce some innovative ideas to solving the school funding dilemma, adding that he's growing more and more concerned about the skyrocketing tax bills...
Texas doctors are hoping for big changes in the upcoming legislative session. Chief among those according to Texas Medical Association President Doug Curran is working with Gov. Abbott in getting funding for doctors to treat medicaid patients. Curran wants medicaid reform to...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A Texas sheriff says he's aware of claims by activists that a weekend shooting that killed a 7-year-old black girl was racially motivated but adds that it remains unclear what prompted the shooting and investigators are considering all possibilities...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.93 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than this day last week and is 32 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of...
Texas does not have a state income tax, and a state lawmaker is proposing a constitutional amendment to keep it that way. The resolution by State Representative Jeff Leech would take income taxes off the table forever, and the bill has the endorsement of the Texas Association of...