Texas State University says it misreported campus crimes in recent years and is getting help from federal officials to ensure it submits accurate information. – via @TexasTribune
Two years after the Trump administration announced it planned to end DACA, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case in November. – via @TexasTribune
The orders focus on strengthening law enforcement’s ability to respond and prevent future shootings, largely through improving reporting channels.
Abbott seeks to navigate between an increasingly influential gun control movement and those in his own party who demand that he hold the line on gun rights.
Presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for “immediate and significant” reduction in greenhouse gas emissions as part of his new climate plan. – via @TexasTribune
At least five people were killed and 21 others were injured in shootings near Midland and Odessa Saturday.
State Rep. Joe Moody filed legislation lifting what he called an “antiquated” ban on brass knuckles last session, which the governor signed in May.
Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro said Tuesday he has met the polling threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debate in September. – via @TexasTribune
Gov. Greg Abbott named Ruth Ruggero Hughs, who chairs the Texas Workforce Commission, as secretary of state, replacing David Whitley.
State Rep. Dustin Burrows has resigned as GOP caucus chair amid allegations that he and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen planned to politically target members. – via @TexasTribune