Leaders said Abbott’s list of priorities could hurt city economies and undercut how local residents influence their communities.
“How could I sit idly by and not try to do what I could to defend the military bases?” Menéndez said Sunday night.
San Antonio Republican Joe Straus defied threats of a special session and stood his ground on the GOP’s battles over bathroom legislation and property tax elections. Now, he’s eyeing a sixth term leading the lower chamber.
A major source of division among cities and state officials is differing opinions on what local control means — and to whom it provides the power to govern.
A bullet train between Dallas and Houston is among President Trump’s transition team’s priority transportation projects, according to The Kansas City Star.
The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, thousands gathered Saturday during Texas’ multiple iterations of the Women’s March on Washington.
A recent report identified Dallas and Houston as having among the highest pension shortfalls among local governments in the country.