Legislation blocking paid sick leave ordinances missed the deadline to be considered on the House floor. Now businesses are counting on the courts.
The Texas Senate unanimously voted to approve a bill expanding the state’s Compassionate Use Program to include such conditions as terminal cancer and ALS.
House Bill 3703 would add multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and spasticity to the list of debilitating medical conditions that qualify for cannabis oil.
Despite Beto O’Rourke’s splashy entry in the 2020 presidential field, Julián Castro says he’s getting “good traction with folks” in Iowa and New Hampshire.
The bill would also nullify mandates some local city councils in major Texas cities have already tried to put in place. The measure is now eligible to be taken up by the full Senate.
Twenty-two years after joining the Texas House as its youngest member, sState Rep. Dennis Bonnen is poised to take over the chamber’s reins on Jan. 8.
In a conversation with Tribune CEO Evan Smith, Straus launched jabs at two fellow Republicans: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and President Donald Trump.
State Rep. Travis Clardy (R-Nacogdoches) filed Monday morning to run for speaker of the Texas House, making him the fourth Republican to throw his hat in the ring in the race to succeed retiring House Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio).
The state Republic Party claims that Pete Gallego lives in Austin, not in Senate District 19, which includes parts of San Antonio and West Texas.
Here are four things to know about the two existing initiatives that allow school districts to arm their employees.