The economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic and redistricting are only two of the issues facing the new speaker of the Texas House
Under current law, it is up to individual officers whether or not to detain someone to conduct blood alcohol testing if they have hit a pedestrian.
On Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott talked about two public safety proposals he'd liked to see passed this legislative session.
Opening day of the Texas Legislature is normally packed with spectators -- but not this year because of both the pandemic and security concerns.
Smoking marijuana is illegal in Texas, but could that change?
The Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee has raised over $3.6 million in just under three months, a massive cash infusion as the party pushes to take control of the lower chamber for the first time since 2002.
The conservative megadonor Tim Dunn is backing Shelley Luther in her Texas Senate bid with a $1 million loan, a large amount for such a race.
A national Democratic super PAC is pumping over $6 million in to the fight for the Texas House majority.
The producers of the animated short Hair Love invited De'Andre Arnold and when it won the Oscar, there was a moment to raise awareness about legislation some Texas lawmakers are considering.
Governor Greg Abbott was in Dallas Thursday to deliver his State of the State address.
An arrest warrant was issued for Texas Democratic State Rep. Poncho Nevarez after he admitted cocaine found at the Austin airport was his.
Texas teachers need to be more careful than ever with decisions about their retirement plans.
Election Day in North Texas is just around the corner.
Texas GOP House Speaker Dennis Bonnen says he will not run for re-election, making the announcement less than a week after the release of a secretly recorded conversation in which Bonnen sought help ousting members of his own party in 2020 and called a female lawmaker "vile."
Arlington's police chief wants tighter laws when it comes to gun replicas.
Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is now feuding with another major GOP donor over gun laws.
Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick took a surprisingly defiant position against one of his major supporters on Friday -- the NRA.
Texas Democrats are calling on Governor Greg Abbott to call a special session. They want to put legislation in the books to combat gun violence after two recent deadly mass shootings in Texas, and they don't want to wait until 2021 to do it.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced the formation of select committees on mass violence prevention and community safety.
Starting September 1, the minimum age to buy many over-the-counter cough medicines in Texas will be 18.