Excerpt Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is arguing that only state lawmakers can require businesses to offer paid sick leave and that it's not up to individual cities.
Dallas' Paid Sick Leave Requirement Draws Possible Challenge From Texas Attorney GeneralExcerpt Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is arguing that only state lawmakers can require businesses to offer paid sick leave and that it's not up to individual cities.
Texas Chick-Fil-A Bill Signed Into LawThe law bans government entities from taking "adverse action" over an individual or organization's affiliation to a religious organization.
Texas Marijuana Law Confusion?Texas Republican leaders urged state district and county attorneys to continue enforcing marijuana laws, a move that follows several local prosecutors' decision to drop pot possession cases.
Former FWPD Chief Says His Termination Was "Invalid"The attorney for fired Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald is demanding a public hearing from the city regarding his termination. Fort Worth City Manager David Cooke says a variety of issues caused the city to lose faith in Fitzgerald’s leadership ability.
Bayside Project In Rowlett Could Get Go-Ahead By End Of The MonthThe Rowlett City Council voted 7-0 to extend the closing date for the project from Monday, July 8 until July 31 to give all sides more time to sign off on this complex deal.
Texas Law Enforcement Faces Marijuana DilemmaThe new Texas law legalizing hemp, distinguishes hemp from marijuana by defining it as cannabis with less than .3 percent THC. The problem is most crime labs can't tell how much THC is in a product.
New Dallas County Voting Machines To Add Convenience, Security On Election DayThe county spent $30 million on the technology in an effort to boost voter turnout and improve security.
Public Safety Priority #1 For New Dallas Mayor, City CouncilDuring a special-called meeting by Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, he and council members showed city managers their top priorities for next year's budget, by placing green dots by certain issues.
Gov. Abbott To Deploy 1,000 More National Guard Troops To Border Amid 'Crisis'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he will be deploying 1,000 additional National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border amid what's being called a "crisis."
Mayor Of Blue Mound Looking To Disband Police DepartmentThe mayor of Blue Mound says it's about saving money, but the police chief told CBS 11, it's personal.
Dallas May Have To Repay Millions To HUD After Misspending Highlighted In AuditThe Office of Inspector General's Report found the city hasn't effectively managed its community housing development organizations.
Tarrant County Commissioners Vote 3-2 To Continue Allowing Jailers To Check Immigration Status Of InmatesA program allowing jailers in Tarrant County to check the immigration status of people in custody, is going to continue for at least another year.
Eric Johnson Sworn In As New Mayor Of DallasEric Johnson Sworn In As New Mayor Of Dallas
Bill Allowing Texas Craft Breweries To Sell "Beer-To-Go" Signed Into LawGov. Greg Abbott signed a bill Friday that will allow craft brewery customers to buy and take home their beer.
Governor Abbott Signs Bill Focused On Medical Marijuana UseGov. Greg Abbott signed a bill Friday focused on who can access medical marijuana in Texas.
Sycamore Creek Golf Course In Fort Worth Could CloseAccording to a resolution being considered at Tuesday's Fort Worth City Council meeting, the golf course has lost money each of the last 25 years.
Eric Johnson Defeats Scott Griggs To Become Dallas MayorThe city of Dallas has its newest mayor after state Rep. Eric Johnson defeated city councilman Scott Griggs Saturday evening.
Election Results: Eric Johnson Declares Victory Over Scott Griggs For Dallas MayorThe city of Dallas looks to have its newest mayor after state Rep. Eric Johnson declared victory of city councilman Scott Griggs Saturday evening.
2 Texas Democratic Primary Polls Show 2 Different Results Regarding Beto O'RourkeIn regards to the Democratic primary in Texas, Beto O'Rourke led candidates in one poll, while another poll showed that Democrats and those leaning Democrat prefer the former congressman run for U.S. Senate against John Cornyn instead.
Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Allowing More Armed TeachersOne of the new laws allows schools to arm as many teachers and campus personnel as local officials see fit.
Sigh Of Relief For Texas Licensed PlumbersGovernor Greg Abbott said he can extend the life of the state board that regulates plumbers.
News Conference: Texas Governor Abbott Signs Rape Kit Backlog Bill In DallasGov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill aimed at eliminating the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Texas.
Governor Abbott Signs Rape Kit Backlog Bill In DallasGov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill aimed at eliminating the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Texas.
North Texas Cities Begin Shutting Down Red Light CamerasAccording to the new law banning the red light cameras, cities are allowed to keep using them until their current contract expires.
Texas To Ban Surprise Medical Bills But Not All Patients Will Be ProtectedGov. Greg Abbott tweeted "It's Gonna Happen! " after the legislation passed unanimously in the House. The measure also passed in the Senate back in April.
State Lawmakers Shut Down Texas Plumber Regulatory BoardSoon anyone will be able to work as a plumber in the state of Texas.
US Senate Passes Bill To Stop Unwanted RobocallsThe bill broadens the authority of the Federal Communications Commission to levy civil penalties of up to $10,000 per call on people who intentionally flout telemarketing restrictions.
Governor Greg Abbott Announces $1.6B In Texas Teacher RaisesAbbott announced the raises as part of a broader deal that includes a school finance overhaul and reforms to slow rising property taxes. The plan includes $5 billion for tax relief and $4.5 billion for classrooms.
Former Cowboy Jay Novacek And Wife Advocate For Medical Marijuana LawJay and Amy Novacek are now proponents of the law as their son suffers seizures and could benefit from it.