AUSTIN — With debate over U.S. immigration policies once again approaching full boil, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday pledged that the Texas Senate would pass a bill in 2017 to clamp down on so-called sanctuary cities.
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Recognizing and addressing developmental issues at the earliest possible age can make a world of difference in the life of a child as he or she grows to adulthood. That’s the goal of the nonprofit Texoma Community Center’s Early Childhood Intervention program, which serves children from birth to their third birthday. Achieving that goal can be a challenge, but in 2016 it will become even more difficult due to state budget cuts, program Director Linda Horton said.
AUSTIN — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Texas’ voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act — but it also said the law is not a “poll tax.”
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested and booked in Collin County Monday on three felony count securities law violations.
It’s something of a relief, if a mixed one, that the drought has surged into the role of the latest scourge to freak out California.
FORT WORTH — The battle for Texas House District 99 already is turning into a marquee fight that could end up being one of the most expensive legislative races on the ballot next year.
AUSTIN — A second undercover video appears to show a Planned Parenthood official discussing reimbursement fees associated with fetal tissue procurement and donation, prompting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to call for an expanded investigation into the organization.
Almost a month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton quietly conceded a case against the federal government over medical leave benefits for certain same-sex couples.
McALLEN, Texas — Hiram Ramirez didn’t expect problems when she went to get a birth certificate for her newborn daughter, Dulce.
GRANBURY, Texas — Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton just want to get married.