- 2 Texas researchers under fire for Planned Parenthood study Updated: Feb-10-16 5:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Two state health researchers in Texas are under fire for co-authoring a study suggesting what Republican leaders have long disputed: cuts to Planned Parenthood are restricting access to women's health care.
- Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Updated: Feb-09-16 1:05 pm
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016.
- Critics dispute plans to change Rollover Pass near Galveston Updated: Feb-05-16 6:54 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - A coalition led by owners of property that includes Rollover Pass and land on either side of the man-made channel connecting East Galveston Bay to the Gulf of Mexico says it is prepared to fight a last-ditch legal battle to prevent the state from closing and filling what has been a hugely popular public fishing site and the focus of environmental, economic and public safety concerns since it was created more than 60 years ago.
- Panel defeats bill banning use of 'secret' execution drugs Updated: Feb-04-16 12:42 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A Virginia legislative committee has defeated a measure that sought to prohibit officials from using execution drugs they received from another state if they don't reveal the source of the drugs.
- Democrat McClendon resigning her Texas House seat Updated: Jan-27-16 1:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - State Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon is resigning her Texas House seat effective this weekend.
- Republican Lujan elected to San Antonio Texas House vacancy Updated: Jan-26-16 10:20 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Republican John Lujan (LOO'-hahn) has defeated Democrat Tomas (toh-MAHS') Uresti (yoo-REHS'-tee) to win the vacant Texas House District 118 seat, succeeding Democrat Joe Farias as representative of the San Antonio-area district.
- Program gets underway to examine Texas earthquake increase Updated: Jan-25-16 1:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway with management hirings and the deployment of new seismographic equipment.
- South Texas legislator pays $500 fine, settles ethics issue Updated: Jan-16-16 1:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A legislator has paid a $500 fine to the Texas Ethics Commission for campaign reporting errors related to travel reimbursement.
- Special election May 7 will replace Turner in House Updated: Jan-15-16 6:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Greg Abbott has set an emergency special election for May 7 to fill the vacant Texas House District 139 seat.
- New Mexico AG seeks funds in Rio Grande water fight Updated: Jan-13-16 5:34 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Wednesday said the legal battle with Texas over management of the Rio Grande is moving ahead and this is no time for the Legislature to cut funding.