Texas House Advances Big-Dollar Water Fund Bill

Amid worsening drought, the House overwhelmingly approved a plan to seed the state water plan with $2 billion today.

Immigration Bills Going Nowhere this Legislative Session

What a difference an election makes. Two years ago, Governor Rick Perry made the ban on sanctuary cities a legislative priority, and state Rep. […]

The Shadow of the Son

Can Sheriff Lupe Treviño’s legacy survive the indictments and accusations of corruption in his department?

House Approves Major Bill Cutting Testing, Adding Career Focus to Degree Plans

After hearing more than 100 amendments, only Rep. Mark Strama (Austin-D) and Rep. Naomi Gonzalez (El Paso-D) voted against HB 5.

Hot List: Day 79 of the Legislature

The Lead: The Senate Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony yesterday morning on one of the session’s more controversial proposals, Senate Bill 11, which would […]