Budget is expected to be short $3 billion compared to last biennium
The Legislature of the State of Texas was called to order in both houses on Tuesday, kicking off a fresh 140 day session for lawmakers to address the needs and future of the state.
AUSTIN, Texas — A cash crunch and a potential policy showdown over a North Carolina-style transgender bathroom bill are raising tensions as Texas lawmakers return to work Tuesday, when economic realities will start clashing with promises to cut taxes and fix a broken child welfare system.
AUSTIN, Texas — Austin health officials say a child born in Travis County with microcephaly has the Zika virus.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon school board, faced with more than 400 supporters of girls athletic director Brad Floyd and an online petition with almost 1,000 signatures, voted 5-2 Thursday night to retain Floyd, who is also head girls basketball and golf coach.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo.— A man suspected of killing his wife and infant son in Texas calmly told officers during a traffic stop in Colorado that he was having a "long week" because his wife and children had been murdered and he was being blamed, according to police reports filed in connection with the case.