Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday named J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. chairman of the five-member Texas Transportation Commission.
School districts are now allowed to create food pantries on campus to store and distribute leftover food from the cafeteria, as long as they follow state and local health codes.
Country music legend George Strait will headline a concert at the Majestic Theatre Tuesday night to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Hundreds of new state laws will go into effect Friday, including a statewide ban on texting while driving and lower fees for handgun licenses.
Garcia’s ruling, which blocked Senate Bill 4, came just two days before the “sanctuary cities” law was set to go into effect.
A federal district judge on ruled against the State of Texas and halted the “sanctuary cities” law just days before it was scheduled to go into effect.
Undocumented immigrants fleeing the brunt of the Tropical Storm Harvey also have to contend with anxiety over possible deportation.
Since its landfall in Rockport Friday night, Harvey has claimed at least 10 lives and caused property damage in the tens of billions.
Gov. Greg Abbott held a news conference Friday to discuss the latest with Hurricane Harvey and emergency preparations across the state.
San Antonio and Bexar County residents are being urged to prepare for the weekend landfall of Hurricane Harvey, with heavy rain expected.