Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs $1.6B Disaster Relief, Preparedness Plan Into Law 2 Years After Hurricane HarveyGovernor Abbott signed the bill in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches of rain.
After Bungled Voter List, Texas Secretary Of State David Whitley On Brink Of Losing JobTexas' embattled elections chief who wrongly questioned the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of voters was on the brink of losing his job Sunday.
Austin Goes Green: Texas Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Expansion BillThe Texas Senate has unanimously advanced a bill to expand the list of medical conditions that can legally be treated by cannabis oil.
The Push In Texas To Decriminalize Marijuana Falters Despite GOP SupportA revised measure in the Texas Legislature would reduce penalties for those with an ounce or less of marijuana to a Class C misdemeanor — eliminating arrests, but still making possession a crime.
Social Issues Could Take Back Seat In New Texas LegislatureThe Texas Legislature opens today with lawmakers expected to tackle such matters as fixing the state's school finance system, cutting property taxes and paying for Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Texas Lawmakers Get Good News About Budget; Will Begin Session Focused On School Finance, Property Tax ReformTexas lawmakers will be sworn in Tuesday for the 86th legislative session and the House will elect a new Speaker.