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The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.  (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Top Texas Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate DeLay Money Laundering Convictions

The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

10/01/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Special Election For Austin Seat In Texas House

Voters in north Austin will choose a new member of the Texas House.

01/28/2014

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Texas House To Take Final Vote On Abortion Law

The Texas House is expected to pass new restrictions on when, how and where women may get an abortion.

07/10/2013

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Texas House To Vote On Abortion Restrictions

The Texas House is expected to take up a bill that will impose tough new restrictions on abortions in Texas.

07/09/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) sits at her desk on the Texas Senate floor during a legislative special session called by Gov. Rick Perry on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. It was first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas House Committee Approves Abortion Rules

Texas Republicans voted early Wednesday to move forward with new abortion restrictions, after limiting testimony at a public hearing, refusing to consider Democratic amendments and imposing strict security precautions to prevent disruptions from protesting abortion-rights supporters.

07/03/2013

A Galveston County jury has awarded more than half-million dollars in damages and back-pay to a former deputy constable who was allegedly sexually harassed by former boss and Precinct 7 Constable Pam Matranga in 2011.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

Texas Senate Set For Filibuster Finale On Abortion

A sweeping bill that would effectively shut down most abortion clinics across the nation’s second most-populous state has stalled in the Texas Senate

06/25/2013

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Texas House Lawmakers Debate Youth Punishment

Members of a Texas House panel say they feel conflicted about approving proposed new punishments for 17-year-olds who are convicted of capital murder with the mandatory possibility of parole after 40 years.

06/18/2013

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House OKs Guns On Campus, School Marshals Bills

The Texas House has approved contentious plans to let college students carry concealed weapons to class and create special marshals for public schools statewide.

05/04/2013

File photo of firearms on display at the NRA Convention. (credit: Getty Images)

Gun Day: Texas House To Debate 14 Firearms Bills

It’s gun day in the Texas House.

05/04/2013

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Texas Democrats Try To Whittle Away GOP House Majority

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ninety-nine of the 150 seats in the Texas House are virtually uncontested, but the fight is on for the remaining 51 districts, with Democrats intent on whittling away at the Republican […]

10/10/2012

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