Thousands of bills were filed by lawmakers during the 86th Texas Legislature, but a vast majority will fail or already have failed.
House Bill 3703 would add multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and spasticity to the list of debilitating medical conditions that qualify for cannabis oil.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Tuesday dropped a half-billion dollar gift into the laps of budget negotiators.
The House and Senate will have to negotiate their significant differences over the bill – including how to offer teacher pay raises and property tax relief – in a conference committee before it can be signed into law.
The inclusion of school district taxes in property tax legislation continues to be an issue between the House and the Senate.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday selected March 12 as the date of the special election runoff to replace former state Rep. Justin Rodriguez, D-San Antonio.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick delivered a rebuke of retiring House Speaker Joe Straus and others who believe the majority of Republicans are politically moderate.