Rep. Larry Phillips has been on the road to talk about the transportation funds that could be earmarked for transportation projects if voters approve Proposition 7 during the Nov. 3 election.
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If history is any guide, Texans will overwhelmingly approve a state constitutional amendment on Nov. 3 aimed at providing them some relief from rising property taxes.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar stopped in Sherman Thursday afternoon as part of his “Good for Texas Tour.” The state’s chief financial officer said Texas’ economy has continued to charge forward while other states have faltered. While the Texas economy can’t be expected to keep up that forward charge at the same pace, Hegar said, it won’t be sliding back into a 1980s dive either.
Earlier this month, the Texas Supreme Court heard hours of arguments in the latest challenge of the way the state funds its public schools.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court now has on its appeal docket an abortion case that will probably decide how far conservative states may go in restricting abortion clinics.
AUSTIN — With debate over U.S. immigration policies once again approaching full boil, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday pledged that the Texas Senate would pass a bill in 2017 to clamp down on so-called sanctuary cities.
Recognizing and addressing developmental issues at the earliest possible age can make a world of difference in the life of a child as he or she grows to adulthood. That’s the goal of the nonprofit Texoma Community Center’s Early Childhood Intervention program, which serves children from birth to their third birthday. Achieving that goal can be a challenge, but in 2016 it will become even more difficult due to state budget cuts, program Director Linda Horton said.
AUSTIN — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Texas’ voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act — but it also said the law is not a “poll tax.”
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested and booked in Collin County Monday on three felony count securities law violations.
It’s something of a relief, if a mixed one, that the drought has surged into the role of the latest scourge to freak out California.