Racism and discrimination allegations are troubling the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which has spent $100,000 on reports that have so far found employees lamenting “a legacy of intolerance” and is now faced with a second federal complaint from a black game warden-in-training.
According to one study, living in the Bayou City is indeed prosperous for its residents. Houston is world-renowned for its food, nightlife, diversity and now can be a city that is known for being healthy.
The Texas Legislature has honored actor Sherman Hemsley, the man best known for playing the role of George Jefferson on The Jeffersons.
An advocacy group says only two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for food stamp assistance received the benefits in 2011.
A legally blind 15-year-old pole vaulter cleared three heights at the Texas state championship but failed to win a medal.
The Texas House approved a batch of bills Saturday to further soften gun laws that were already among the country’s most firearms-friendly, allowing college students to carry handguns in class, putting potentially armed marshals in public schools and exempting the state from any future federal bans on assault rifles, high-capacity magazines or universal background checks.
The Texas House has approved contentious plans to let college students carry concealed weapons to class and create special marshals for public schools statewide.
The incoming president of the National Rifle Association is warning its members they are fighting a “culture war” that goes beyond gun rights.
Both sides have rested in the Texas trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel.
Public universities in Texas would have to offer students fixed four-year tuition prices under a bill that has cleared a key House vote.