AUSTIN — Critics of Republican candidate for Texas Railroad commissioner Ryan Sitton say he has a stake in the oil and gas industry and wants a job regulating it, too.
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AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst began running an attack ad Wednesday that he hopes will help thwart Sen. Dan Patrick’s designs on his job.
HOUSTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has hired a criminal-defense lawyer to represent him in a prosecutor’s probe of claims that he violated state law by vetoing funding for the state ethics office, his spokeswoman said.
Republican lieutenant governor hopeful Dan Patrick and Democratic San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro clashed over immigration issues during a televised debate on Tuesday, showcasing the deep divisions between their political supporters on the volatile issue.
Wendy Davis continued her assault Tuesday on rival Greg Abbott’s education proposals, saying the Republican proposes making 4-year-olds take standardized tests.
FORT WORTH — Advocates for the poor are asking the Texas Supreme Court to revise a rule regarding indigency court affidavits following concerns about inconsistencies in how it is being enforced throughout the state.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and his GOP primary runoff challenger, state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, have agreed to a live roundtable discussion online at 10:30 a.m. May 7.
A proposal to let bingo halls in Texas use electronic devices similar to slot machines is drawing fire from opponents who say it will expand gambling.
Ray Hutchison, a lawyer instrumental in the development of DART, D/FW Airport and every stadium built in North Texas in the past four decades, died Sunday night at UT Southwestern. He was 81 and had suffered from a heart problem.
Listed below are the results of statewide races as called by The Texas Tribune: