Fundamentalist Christians rallied at the Texas Capitol today, preparing themselves for the expectation that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn bans on same-sex marriage.
A new federal disaster preparedness rule is threatening to withhold hazard mitigation money from Texas if state leaders do not embrace climate change as a factor in weather disasters.
The debate Wednesday on HB 11 for border security revealed that last year’s surge of DPS troopers and National Guardsmen concentrated on just two counties on the Mexican frontier.
A miniature controversy erupted Wednesday at the state capitol, when a Republican lawmaker covered the name plaque outside his office with a paper sign labeling him as a “Former Fetus.”
We’re not even a quarter of the way through 2015 yet, and mosques have been burned, loyalty oaths have been demanded, and—in Dallas last week—a Muslim man was shot in the back while watching the snow fall.
If Governor Abbott and the Legislature decide to go the way of California and Utah, they shouldn’t kid themselves that they’re doing it for economic reasons.
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The vast majority of Texans pay their property taxes, traffic citations, parking tickets and tolls on time and as required by law. Unfortunately, there are a relatively small percentage of people who do not.
The next lieutenant governor is a former radio shock jock who became one of the most conservative members of the Legislature. How will Dan Patrick act now that he is one of the most powerful officials in Texas?
For more than 39 years, Linebarger Goggan has been helping its government clients fund essential public services such as police and fire protection, education and roads. More than 500 cities across the nation count on their law firm to recover the hundreds of millions of dollars they are owed in delinquent taxes, fees and fines.
In the brief time Ted Cruz has been a senator, he has managed to convince half the country that he is a true patriot and the other half that he is a dangerous nutcase. What will he do next?
Proving the skeptics wrong, the Eighty-third Legislature accomplished most of what it planned to do. Our twenty-third roundup of the Capitol’s saints and sinners reveals who we can thank—and who we needn’t.