The former chair of the Texas Transportation Commission knows what you’re thinking as you travel through any of a myriad of Metroplex road projects.
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AUSTIN — The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to reform state contracting rules and strengthen oversight of contracts at all state agencies. The action came in response to revelations of financial irregularities at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
AUSTIN — The governor and state health officials would be given expanded authority to deal with Ebola and other infectious disease outbreaks under legislation the Senate approved Tuesday.
The Texas House tentatively approved a $210 billion budget in the wee hours Wednesday after a marathon debate that began at noon the day before.
As the Health and Human Services Commission continues to face fierce criticism for contracting problems, one pressing question remains unanswered: Will Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek keep his job?
AUSTIN — The Texas House Energy Resources Committee overwhelmingly approved a bill that would keep cities from regulating certain aspects of oil and gas, including adopting fracking bans.
Over strong objections from Democrats, the Texas Senate tentatively approved a bill Monday that would give A-through-F letter grades to individual school campuses each year.
A plan to fix Texas’ public school finance system and distribute voter-approved road funding. More money for prekindergarten. Bans on both private school vouchers and insurance benefits for the same-sex partners of public school teachers.
A comprehensive state contracting reform bill unanimously passed the Texas Senate Tuesday and heads the House, where it is likely to sail through and ultimately give Gov. Greg Abbott the chance to approve fixes to a massive state purchasing system ailing from scandal and chronic failure.
A Texas conservative leader has launched a rare, perhaps unprecedented, public lobbying campaign urging justices on the Texas Supreme Court to uphold the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.