Texas lawmakers on Monday released their first draft of a new congressional map for the next decade that includes two new districts in Austin and Houston — metropolitan areas with diverse populations that fueled much of the state's population growth over the past 10 years.
Officials in some counties targeted by audits accuse Republican Texas leaders of pandering to conspiracy theorists and undermining faith in elections. They also say the secretary of state’s office hasn’t provided details on what the audits entail.
Legislation passed by the House on Friday would guarantee a woman’s right to an abortion. But it's a largely symbolic gesture because Republican opposition will doom the measure in the Senate.
The “Dallas Buyers Club” actor has been mulling a run for about a year and a recent poll shows him doing better than Democrat Beto O’Rourke against current Gov. Greg Abbott
The House has approved legislation to fund the government, suspend its borrowing limit and provide federal disaster and refugee aid.
A vote is coming up in November to make The Woodlands its own city. FOX 26’s Greg Groogan gives us a look at the pros and cons.
President Joe Biden addressed the nation Wednesday to announce a new trilateral defense partnership.
Senate Bill 6 will prohibit the release of bonds for those charged with violent crimes or who are child while released on bail.
Two of the school districts in the newly filed lawsuits include Galveston ISD and Spring ISD.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who said it was “time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks” for this summer’s COVID-19 surge, has vowed to resist President Joe Biden’s executive orders on vaccines.
Bipartisan opposition has pressured the White House into withdrawing the nomination of David Chipman to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The statement was made during a press briefing Tuesday morning in response to a question about Senate Bill 8, also known as the Heartbeat Act.
Senate Bill 1 tightens voting-by-mail rules, prevents local efforts to expand voting options, increases access for partisan poll watchers, and sets new rules — and possible criminal penalties — for those who assist voters in casting their ballots in Texas.
Reproductive Freedom Congregations is a group of churches uniting against Texas's new abortion law in support of women's right to choose. Texas Right to Life, the organization which helped draft the law is defending it as helping to prevent women from making a devastating decision.
The Texas Medical Association called two anti-abortion bills unconstitutional and criticized the U.S. Supreme Court for not blocking the broader law from going into effect.
Thousands of Texas veterans suffering often life-threatening post-traumatic stress disorder can now legally access medical cannabis to ease the symptoms.
Biden said the law “blatantly violates” constitutional rights.
"I don't believe there is going to be the Wild West shootouts. I believe there's going to be a whole lot more respect shown," said Taylor.
A sweeping revision of the process for releasing accused criminals on bail was finally passed by the Texas Legislature on Tuesday, nearly three months after the GOP-priority legislation stalled in the regular legislative session.
The Texas Legislature sent a sweeping rewrite of the state's election laws to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday, dealing a bruising defeat for Democrats after a monthslong, bitter fight over voting rights.