In a strongly-worded letter, McRaven, the former chancellor of the University of Texas System, asked President Donald Trump to revoke his security clearance.
The University of Texas System’s governing board unanimously named the former City University of New York leader as its finalist for chancellor Saturday.
Some Democratic lawmakers say Trey Martinez Fischer will be a strong player on a political team that’s vastly outnumbered in the GOP-controlled House.
Many in Texas’ solar industry worry a federal agency might hobble their business in an effort to protect domestic manufacturers of solar panels and cells.
Newly purchased school buses in Texas must have three-point seat belts for all riders under a new state law.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, officials continue to warn of lingering environmental hazards, including health risks posed by receding floodwater.
The Texas Senate advanced a municipal annexation bill Sunday, the fifth bill sent to to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk during the special legislative session.
Patrick’s remarks came halfway through a special legislative session in which lawmakers have repeatedly taken aim at local governments.
In an overnight vote, the Senate approved a measure that prohibits local and state government agencies from contracting with abortion providers and their affiliates.
Big-city police chiefs called on lawmakers to reject the “bathroom bill,” saying the measure is discriminatory and does not keep the public safe.