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A half-dozen public universities in North Texas, straining under record enrollment growth, would receive more than $350 million for brick-and-mortar expansion projects under a state bond package that won preliminary approval in the Texas House Monday night.
6 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin
Members of an elite search and rescue team from Texas have been dispatched to Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado.
6 hrs ago | Dallas Observer
This Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America will teach its young men a lesson as indelible as any they're likely to learn from a scoutmaster.
10 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
The House has approved requiring any decision by a future Texas governor to expand Medicaid first be approved by the Legislature.
In the span of a few minutes on Monday, the Texas House gave the green light to pension increases for state elected officials and then watched the effort to ban "double dipping" by politicians crash and burn without a vote.
The appointees have to wait till they are confirmed by the senate before they can begin serving.
A package - or perhaps we should say a proper pint - of beer legislation has officially passed the Texas House , and will go on to Governor Rick Perry for approval.
Ted Nugent has a family feud, Dan Patrick drops some knowledge, and Texas is getting a little antsy.
All too often, instead of acting as a brake on runaway corporate power and greed, government becomes their enabler, undermining the very rules and regulations intended to keep us safe.
Months after state lawmakers elevated a quiet feud with University of Texas System regents into a public spat, the Texas Senate is set to hold a confirmation hearing for new board members with just a week left in the session.
From Day One of the 2013 Legislature, outnumbered Democrats repeatedly committed themselves to an overarching goal: restoring billions of dollars in education cuts imposed by lawmakers two years ago.
A massive tornado moved along the ground in Edmond, OK - just one of several tornadoes reported in the area Sunday.
Deep cracks in what seemed to be monolithic momentum of the Republican election machine appeared here Saturday evening when Atlanta businessman Herman Cain swamped the established front-runners in a critical party straw poll that often predicts the Republican presidential nominee - and the next President of the United States.
New revisions to a major water bill calls for ousting the six-member Texas Water Development Board and its top official before the state embarks on a new $2 billion fund to provide low-interest loans for projects.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Thursday he has held preliminary talks with other state governors on partnering with Nevada on Internet poker.
The last 30 animal shelters in South and West Texas will no longer end the lives of unwanted shelter dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies by gas chambers using carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide.
Recent media coverage of a citizen-proposed Farragut gun ordinance, and my support of it as an elected Farragut alderman, have a new twist with the May 2 headline of the Farragut Press: "Mayor ends in-home gun ordinance talk." Ensuing feedback demonstrates clearly that the town demands serious consideration of the proposal.