After a months-long staring contest between the House and the Senate, the lower chamber gave a sweeping border security bill a final blessing Thursday.
Texas state lawmakers have negotiated a final version of a bill allowing licensed open carry of handguns, priming it for a likely Friday vote to send it to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Gov. Greg Abbott, delivering his first major policy address to the Texas Legislature Tuesday, laid out an ambitious agenda for the next two years.
House Speaker Joe Straus became the legislative Border Patrol last week, tapping the brake when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposed booking the National Guard for an extended stay on the Texas-Mexico line.
A judge's decision on Tuesday not to dismiss two indictments against Rick Perry has both legal and political implications.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released the appointments of 14 senate committee assignments.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz is introducing two bills this congressional session that he says will protect our national security.
The first day of the 84th Texas legislative session has come to a close. Not all was calm and peaceful on the first day, 25 new members of the Texas House were sworn in, 8 in the senate.
Longtime Texoma Senator Ray Farabee has died at the age of 81.
The Texas legislature has adjourned, ending the third special session of the year after passing a major transportation measure.
It looks like Texas lawmakers won't be getting a summer break after all. They're being called back for their third Special Session and that starts at the beginning of next week.
Mental health agencies are hoping the Senate and House can come to an agreement when it comes to increasing funding for mental health services.
As your local election headquarters a reminder that the presidential and general election is just 3 weeks away.
And state and local election officials are making a last minute push to get every registered voter to the polls.
Texas lawmakers trying to balance the budget are looking at proposing a 25 percent cut to funding for 9-1-1 service
Retired public school employees in the state say they're concerned about possible changes to their health plans. Officials in charge of the Teacher Retirement System originally estimated the fund that pays for teacher insurance would run out of money in 2015, but after a closer look, they now think that money will run out before then.