Haunted by a growing fear that Texas will execute an innocent inmate — if it hasn’t already — Republican Judge Tom Price recently confounded expectations by calling for an end to the death penalty.
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Texas did not secure a federal grant that could have meant $120 million to expand preschool offerings in the state.
It’s no secret that toll roads are about as popular as Ohio State football in many parts of Texas these days.
AUSTIN — Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said Monday that Texas’ absence from lists of top taxpayer-supported American universities bothers him, and he wants to do something about it.
Ray Farabee, who parlayed success as a Wichita Falls attorney into subsequent careers in the Texas Senate and the University of Texas System, died on Thursday. He was 81 years old.
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas National Guard units will leave the Rio Grande Valley by early spring, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said Wednesday, entrusting the extension of the so-called law enforcement surge along the border to state police and game wardens.
AUSTIN — Texas state Board of Education members postponed action Tuesday on new social studies textbooks and e-books after learning that several publishers were still making corrections and other changes to ensure final approval of their books later this week.
AUSTIN, Texas — Jaime Zaldana was driving to work on Interstate 35 through the San Antonio suburb of Schertz on a winter morning in 2010 when his red pickup passed a U.S. Border Patrol unit on the side of the highway. He was 150 miles from the nearest border crossing, in Eagle Pass.
This week alone, Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent two days in New Hampshire, the first presidential primary state, and two days in South Carolina, the second primary state.
There might still be two months before the 84th legislative session starts, but eager lawmakers aren’t waiting to get their legislation on the table.