Hundreds of new state laws will go into effect Friday, including a statewide ban on texting while driving and lower fees for handgun licenses.
The stated purpose of House Bill 1774, which was signed into law in May and goes into effect on Sept. 1, is to limit hailstorm litigation abuse.
The Texas Legislature could very well gavel out its special session next week without passing a “bathroom bill.”
Legislation that would allow Texans to vote on whether cities can annex areas outside of their limits got one step closer to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk Friday.
Bills being considered in the Texas Legislature’s special session may put a roof over the heads of more public charter school students.
Amid all the noise in Washington D.C. and in Austin, other legislative decisions of great importance to San Antonio drew far less media attention.
On July 18, San Antonio lawmakers return to Austin for a 30-day special session called by Gov. Greg Abbott, who has a lengthy agenda.
We compiled a guide that will help readers get in touch with their representatives to make their voices heard on important issues.
State Sen. José Menéndez said the economic impact of the bathroom bill to San Antonio is greater than any other in Texas.
The governor’s 20-item wish list is leftover business from the regular session that began Jan. 10 and ended May 29.