The denizens of the Texas Capitol are already talking about the possibility of a special session. They might be worried, but you shouldn’t be.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is questioning the legitimacy of the election that gave his alma mater its first openly gay student body president.
By delaying a diversion of sales tax money for transportation projects, Texas Senate leaders said they had an extra $2.5 billion to spend on other needs.
The real question is what would be cut from local government budgets if and when their voters reject bigger tax increases.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accuses U.S. agencies of failing to license a nuclear waste repository in Nevada.
With flights canceled up and down the eastern seaboard Tuesday, two Texas members of Congress went all Thelma and Louise across the state — the start of a cross-country road trip so they could cast votes at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
After several hours of debate, the Texas Senate on Tuesday tentatively signed off on the so-called “bathroom bill” on a 21-10 vote.
A major source of division among cities and state officials is differing opinions on what local control means — and to whom it provides the power to govern.
The leadership battles in the Texas Legislature are often attributed to personalities — or to traditional House-Senate rivalries. But there’s another factor: The Republicans in power are from different factions of their party.
At the U.S.-Mexico border, scientists say existing fencing is hurting endangered wildlife and warn that a continuous wall could devastate many species.