The episode with Trump did not just draw national attention to one of Burton’s priorities this session.
Gov. Abbott Tuesday asked lawmakers to take on “sanctuary cities,” the broken child welfare system, and a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution.
Eleven candidates for Democratic National Committee chair are set to attend a forum in Houston on Saturday ahead of a February election.
Greg Abbott is formally demanding that Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez reverse her new policy on cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
House Speaker Joe Straus told the Texas Association of Business that the “bathroom bill” was not his most urgent concern for the 85th Legislative Session.
State lawmakers will face a tight fiscal picture and varying priorities that naturally accompany the last regular session before statewide elections.
Top Texas Republicans met Sunday with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen amid new tensions with China over the U.S. relationship with Taiwan.
All but two of Texas’ 38 electors voted Monday to officially put Donald Trump in the White House.
Texas Republicans are preparing for a closely watched Electoral College vote Monday in what is normally an afterthought to a presidential election.
President-elect Donald Trump has officially selected former Gov. Rick Perry, a former rival turned loyalist, to lead the Department of Energy.