The Texas Supreme Court has strengthened protections for landowners who don’t have rights to the water underneath their property.
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Texas, joined by 10 other states, filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop a federal directive instructing school districts to let transgender students use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday.
Former state Rep. Wayne Christian won the Republican nomination late Tuesday in the race for Texas railroad commissioner, barely edging out Houston-area real estate mogul Gary Gates in a race that turned heated in its final stages.
A candidate who ran a low-key campaign and shares a name with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won the GOP runoff race for a seat on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
In a stunning comeback, State Board of Education hopeful Keven Ellis won Tuesday’s District 9 Republican primary runoff over Mary Lou Bruner, who drew national attention for social media posts touting far-right conspiracy theories and other fringe views.
A backlash against this year’s STAAR exams escalated Monday when a group of parents sued the state in an attempt to keep schools from using 2016 test scores to rate students — including deciding whether students should advance to the next grade or attend summer school.
Tuesday marks the day the 2016 primaries finally end in Texas as candidates involved in runoff elections will find out who voters want to send to office.
AUSTIN — Texas Child Protective Services is trying to solve its caseworker turnover problem by reducing the education level required to apply for the job.
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday issued a ruling upholding the state’s public school funding system as constitutional, while also urging state lawmakers to implement “transformational, top-to-bottom reforms that amount to more than Band-Aid on top of Band-Aid.”
In his most aggressive terms yet, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick excoriated Texas universities for raising their tuition in recent years, suggesting that the Texas Senate will try to limit tuition growth when it reconvenes next year.