Texas lawmaker David Simpson is calling for a special session to address marriage licensing in the state.
Mourners, including President Obama, attend the funeral for South Carolina State Sen. Rev. Clementa Pinckney who was killed after a gunman opened fire inside the Emanuel AME Church.
The state has worked for decades to halt the proliferation of colonias, but it has no way to declassify communities that have outgrown the colonia description.
A long-time Wichita County Justice of the Peace is now serving as the leader of a state association.
Judges issue maps but don't order election on May 29th just yet. However it now looks likely Texas primaries will take place on that date.