Texas: The Issue Is – Senator Ted Cruz talks debt ceiling, border crisis
As the national debt continues to grow, reaching the highest debt seen in history, conversations in Congress continue to circle around what should be done regarding the U.S. debt ceiling.
Texas: The Issue Is - Work underway to make penalty tougher for criminals who cut off ankle monitors
There is a bipartisan effort to make the penalty tougher for criminals who cut off their ankle monitors.
Texas: The Issue Is — State Rep. Martinez Fischer talks school choice vouchers
State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, chairman of the Texas House Democrat Caucus, considers school vouchers a bad idea and not the way to fix what he believes is a flawed education funding formula.
Gov. Abbott responds to criticism of school voucher program
Governor Greg Abbott says Texas public schools will not lose funding if education savings accounts are established in the state.
Senator John Cornyn talks border, debt ceiling, Ukraine and China
The Lone Star State's Senior U.S. Senator is shouldering what many see as the "Herculean" challenge of forging limited, bipartisan consensus as a means of easing the multifaceted border crisis plaguing Texas and the entire country.
The Issue Is: The case for casino gambling in Texas
The possibility of legalizing gambling in Texas has improved. State Senator Carol Alvarado speaks more on Texas rolling the dice on gambling and the effects it could have on the economy.
Texas: The Issue Is - Should places where drag shows are held be classified as sexually oriented business?
Three North Texas Republicans are pushing to ban children from drag shows. Frisco Rep. Jared Patterson wants to go a step further, making businesses change their classification to a sexually oriented business.
Texas: The Issue Is - Discussion about Gov. Greg Abbott's priorities going into his 3rd term
We know Texas has a record surplus and a lot of the focus has been on property tax relief, but in his inaugural address, Gov. Greg Abbott gave a preview of what other priorities he has for this legislative session.
The Issue Is: A conversation with State Comptroller Glenn Hegar about Texas' $33 billion surplus
As state lawmakers continue to figure out what to do with its gigantic budget surplus, The Chief Financial Officer of the Texas government, State Comptroller Glenn Hager sat down with us to share his thoughts on the matter.
Texas The Issue Is: Congressman Wesley Hunt discusses migrant crisis, budget, battle among GOP
Newly elected Republican Congressman Wesley Hunt insists the deepening immigration crisis along the Texas border is a clear and present danger to America's sovereignty and security.
Rick Perry wants Texas to legalize online sports betting
Former Texas governor and U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has joined the Sports Betting Alliance and says the time is right.
Congresswoman-elect Jasmine Crockett on working with Republicans and what Democrats are doing wrong in Texas
Crockett spoke with FOX 4's Steven Dial about her hopes for her first term as a U.S. Congresswoman and the prospect of reaching across the aisle.
Texas: The Issue Is - Secretary of State John Scott discusses voting integrity ahead of midterm election
This week’s Texas: The Issue Is... focuses on the midterm election here in Texas.
Texas midterm election: Expect strong showing from Republicans, polls say
Rice University political analyst and pollster Mark Jones about what to expect from this year's midterm election.
AG candidate Rochelle Garza talks going from daughter of educators to civil rights attorney
The polls say Rochelle Garza is closer than any other democrat to actually winning a state-wide race. FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan caught up with Garza, who is facing off against incumbent Ken Paxton in the race for Texas Attorney General.
Texas: The Issue Is - Republican National Committee co-chair Tommy Hicks on the midterm election
Republican National Committee co-chair Tommy Hicks sat down with FOX 4's Steven Dial to discuss a series of issues facing the Republican Party and the American people as a whole.
Congressman Crenshaw talks border crisis, calls drug cartels 'existential' threat
During an interview with Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) a decorated Navy SEAL officer who has represented Texas' 2nd district since 2019, explained how the issue at the border is in fact a crisis.
Texas: The Issue Is - Will Texas lawmakers raise the age to buy assault-style rifles?
State Senator Roland Gutierrez, who represents Uvalde, said three of his Republican colleagues support raise the age to buy an assault-style rifle in Texas but won’t go public.
Sen. John Cornyn speaks on student loan forgiveness, border security, abortion and more
Longtime Texas Sen. John Cornyn is sharing his thoughts with FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski on major issues facing Texans, including student loan forgiveness, border security, and abortion laws.
State Senator John Whitmire's urgent call for crime control
The longtime chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee is calling for a bi-partisan sense of urgency to restore crumbling public safety across the Lone Star State.