Prison phone service companies like Secures Technologies have found a new way to profit from their captive audience through video visitation systems. This new trend is concerning to some lawmakers trying to preserve in-person visits in counties where many have been eliminated.
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Texas legislators of all political stripes have agreed on at least one thing during the 84th legislative session: the need to expand the state’s […]
A bipartisan plan would fund full-day pre-K for tens of thousands of Texas students, and institute strict accountability measures, at a likely cost of more than $300 million.
If Eric Johnson’s clever bill passes, Texans with criminal records—including for writing a bad check—won’t fear they’ll never be hired again.
Texas is well on its way to having cops in its major cities equipped with body cameras—but doesn’t yet have unified policy on when to turn them on.
Joy Strickland, who heads Mothers Against Teen Violence, sat watching video from the House floor Thursday night, praying as the bill she championed slowly died.
Reps. Johnson and Villarreal authored duplicate bills, HB 238 and HB 1146, that would propose to prohibit workplace discrimination against LGBTQ employees.