On Tuesday, the same day two men opened fire at Houston's Lone Star Community College, a bipartisan trio of state lawmakers unveiled a plan aimed at reducing school violence.
Dubbed the Texas School District Safety Act, the measure would allow voters to approve special taxing districts that would p ... More >>
The state legislature won't convene for another couple of weeks but, as we've noted previously, the biennial push to legalize gambling in Texas is already well underway. With that push comes the flood of money to grease the legislative machine.
Already, gambling interests have poured in nearly $1 m ... More >>
Beleaguered is how you might describe efforts to clean Texas air. Emissions reduction plans -- leaning primarily on cutting vehicle exhaust -- have been gutted by the state Legislature. But one provision, passed in the last legislative session and sponsored by Woodlands Republican Senator Tommy Will ... More >>
The East Dallas driver's license office on a recent Wednesday morning. Cozy!Those state-lawmaker types are a shifty bunch, eh?
During the state legislature's regular session, lawmakers debated a bill that would have required proof of citizenship or legal status for anyone applying for a new ... More >>