- New call-in line helps business leaders shape Texas laws Updated: May-10-15 10:11 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens has never been shy about buttonholing elected officials, but it's seldom been easier since Texas' new lieutenant governor set up regular conference calls for select business leaders and donors to advise him on issues before the Legislature.
- Davis docked for not disclosing ties to law, lobbying firm Updated: May-08-15 7:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Ethics Commission has assessed a $5,000 civil penalty to former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis for not disclosing her interest in a law firm and a lobbying firm from which she receives fees.
- Texas lawmakers advance abortion bills with little debate Updated: May-06-15 6:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Abortion is again seizing the spotlight at the Texas Capitol - but largely only in small doses that haven't drawn the kind of heated debate and high emotion that dominated last session.
- Texas considers more abortion limits after clinic closures Updated: Apr-28-15 7:22 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Two years after Texas adopted sweeping abortion restrictions despite Wendy Davis' star-making filibuster, Republicans are pushing a smaller encore of additional limits for new Gov. Greg Abbott to sign within the next month.