FORTH WORTH, Texas — Texas officials on Tuesday backed away from a proposal that would have allowed alcohol be sold at some gun shows under strict conditions.
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In November, Texas voters will decide on more than just a new governor. In addition to voting for representatives, voters throughout the state will say yes or no to Proposition 1, which could provide more than $1 billion in additional roadway funding, statewide.
AUSTIN — Too much negative about former President George W. Bush, too much positive about Hillary Rodham Clinton and way too much coverage of Moses.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An Austin-based elections lawyer told a federal judge Wednesday that cases of voter fraud — an underlying premise for the Texas voter identification law — are rare.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, R, insisted Sunday that a grand jury indictment alleging that he abused his office and tried to coerce an elected official was unjustified, pointing to support he has received from political leaders to bolster his claim.
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts Friday, alleging that he abused his office and used a veto threat to coerce an elected district attorney to resign.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has appointed state Sen. Craig Estes as chairman of the Senate Committee on State Affairs. The position was recently vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan, who retired to become chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.
AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has appointed Texas state Sen. Craig Estes to the Legislative Budget Board. The position filled by Estes was vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan, who retired to become chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.
The Texas Republican state convention drew national headlines last month with candidates and activists staking out hard-line positions on homosexuality and immigration.
FORT WORTH — Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick has taken an insurmountable lead Tuesday night in the brutal, multimillion-dollar Republican battle for one of the most powerful posts in Texas government.