The three bills filed would prohibit the practice of releasing treated sewage effluent into waterways that recharge the Edwards Aquifer.
A Texas Tribune investigation found that State Sens. Jose Menéndez and Carlos Uresti failed to report almost $60,000 in donations from two PACs.
The struggle is real for Yolanda White.She prays every day her car makes it to her job at Lufkin State Supported Living Center.
Many bills filed in one chamber will have a replica in the other, and advocates of public education are rolling up their sleeves to fight for every penny.
The bill will be considered by lawmakers in the 85th legislative session and is expected to receive bipartisan support.
In an effort to promote renewable energy, State Sen. José Menéndez had solar panels installed on the roof of his Northside home Thursday.
The chronic underfunding of special education on the federal level, and public education in general on the State level, have led the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to enact policies that many say harm Texas children.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional comment.
The month of September is recognized nationally as Attendance Awareness Month.
The Texas State Senate Committee on Criminal Justice heard testimonies on cyberbullying, an issue that several speakers agreed has escalated in recent years, at the State Capitol in Austin Tuesday.