The Texas House passed what some have dubbed the “Save Chick-fil-A Bill” after City Council’s vote to oust the restaurant from an airport contract.
House Bill 3703 would add multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and spasticity to the list of debilitating medical conditions that qualify for cannabis oil.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Tuesday dropped a half-billion dollar gift into the laps of budget negotiators.
The Texas House voted to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, aiming to protect young adults susceptible to addiction to tobacco.
Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones announced she would challenge U.S. Rep. Will Hurd of Helotes again in 2020 after she lost by about 900 votes in 2018.
Former San Antonio Mayor and presidential candidate Julián Castro is touting a “sweeping new approach and commitment” to education at the federal level.
The House and Senate will have to negotiate their significant differences over the bill – including how to offer teacher pay raises and property tax relief – in a conference committee before it can be signed into law.
Presidential candidate Julián Castro said he’s surpassed the 65,000-donor threshold, giving him a spot in the first Democratic presidential debate.
The fast-tracked revision and vote came a day after the House OK’d a property tax reform bill, making it contingent on the passage of school finance reform.
U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio) has opted to run for re-election rather than pursue what would likely have been a bruising political battle.