Harris County voters voted down a proposal that would’ve authorized for $217 million in public money to be used to convert the Astrodome into a convention center.
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.
Republicans in the Texas Senate have abandoned attempts to ban abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, but are pressing forward with new restrictions on the procedure.
Public universities in Texas would have to offer students fixed four-year tuition prices under a bill that has cleared a key House vote.
Texas senators on Tuesday advanced modest changes to state gun laws, trading incremental progress across the political aisle as they approved new penalties for those who seek to buy guns for criminals and voted in favor of allowing college students to keep guns in their cars on campus.
Monday for a House floor vote this weekend, and a top backer predicted approval there for the plan to allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry their handguns into college classrooms.
Planned Parenthood is holding its annual lobbying day at the Capitol — despite a vote by the Legislature to bar it from getting state funding and a possible vote to keep it out of Texas sex education classes.
Dozens of people rallied outside the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in suburban Dallas as the group’s board put off a decision on whether to lift a ban on gay members and leaders.
Intern Roger Dunlop visits the polls to find out “if the South would have won” would we have it made?
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