Hispanics are behind a large portion of the state’s growth since 2010, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the federal court case over Texas’ Senate Bill 4.
Many Texans believe local law enforcement should cooperate with immigration authorities and be allowed to question people’s immigration status.
Speaking to educators ahead of a special session full of education bills, House Speaker Straus chastised the Senate for underfunding school finance reform.
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Last month, when Dallas resident Cindy Beatty drove to a nearby Home Depot to buy some plants for her home, she noticed something that shocked her: Many of the live oak trees on a commercial property along busy Forest Lane had been shorn of their branches and leaves.
After the EPA announced that the implementation of new, stricter standards for ozone levels in the air will be delayed a year, the city of San Antonio is forging ahead with plans to reduce emissions.
Leaders said Abbott’s list of priorities could hurt city economies and undercut how local residents influence their communities.
In the just-ended legislative session, lawmakers mowed through a list of divisive issues that could have lasting effects on how others see our state.
Two days after the end of the legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott held a public ceremony to sign four major child welfare bills into law.