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Texas Cities sue state over telecom bill

It's no secret that Texas' state government is trying to remove the revenue streams of the state's cities.

Human Trafficking in Hotels and How Legislators Help Survivors

Asked to describe Texas’ largest city, most think of Houston’s NASA Space Center, the Astros baseball team, or the city’s role as...

Texas House passes Senate bill seeking to ensure "free speech" on college campuses

Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune The Texas House tentatively approved a bill Friday evening that would require public colleges and universities across the state...

Governor Abbott Announces Plan to Reopen Texas

With the statement that the worst of COVID-19 may soon be behind us, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today issued a series of...

Gov. Abbott Releases Ego Boosting TV Ad

“We’re Texans. We love to work,” Doug McReaken, co-owner of Caboose BBQ in Alvin says in a new ad Gov. Greg Abbott...

Years After a Judge Ordered Fixes, Texas’ Child Welfare System Continues to Expose Children...

On an April morning just two months shy of his fourth birthday, A.B., a toddler, was found unresponsive on the floor of...

What Should Texas Lawmakers be Doing Now?

After largely ceding leadership of the state’s pandemic response to Gov. Greg Abbott, state lawmakers appear to be awakening to the need...

Bonnen Uses Taxpayer Dollars to Hike Staff Salaries as High as $280K

Outgoing Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton) boosted the taxpayer-funded salaries for his staffers — some as high as $280,000 — and...
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Pax­ton Pros­e­cu­ting Gregg Coun­ty Group in Alleged Mail Bal­lot­ Scheme

In a move well-timed to capitalize on President Donald Trump’s campaign calling into question the integrity of voting by mail, Texas Attorney...

New Texas Rule Lets Social Workers Turn Away Clients Who Are LGBTQ Or Have...

Texas social workers are criticizing a state regulatory board’s decision this week to remove protections for LGBTQ clients and clients with disabilities...

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