The Texas attorney general hopes to block federal guidance on accommodating trans students' use of restrooms at school.
U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor will hear Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's request for a temporary injunction against the Obama administration's guidance...Read More
In his first book, the governor hews to a familiar theme — fantasies of a constitutional makeover writ by him.
The Texas governor's book is part political tract, part memoir, and laden with copious metaphors about government and the injury that left Abbott paralyzed....Read More
Featuring America's history of racial oppression, the poem from the Statue of Liberty and a few f-bombs.
A suit over the arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, who brought a homemade clock to school, puts it all in the context of America's history of racism. (Also, f-bombs.)...Read More
Texas is known for low voter turnout, but even by its measures, what just happened in Houston is surprising: Thirteen people elected the next state rep....Read More
Does disarray in the Dallas GOP spell doom for the Texas Republican Party? Plus a woman who's literally dead of the 2016 election, and another round of Stump-A-Ferner trivia.
On the Texas Miracle podcast: Are things spiraling out of control for the Texas tea party? Plus ferners face Texans in a bout of Lone Star sports trivia....Read More
Women in South Texas colonias are particularly vulnerable, public health advocates say.
Zika virus is headed for Texas. The question now: Will the state dedicate funds needed to keep the most susceptible Texans — South Texas Latinas — healthy?...Read More
Injunction would allow three professors to keep guns out of classes temporarily.
A U.S. district court in Austin delayed a decision on an injunction that would allow three professors to temporarily ban guns in their classrooms. ...Read More
The former Collin County corrections officer's complaint is under investigation by federal commission.
Former Collin County corrections officer Derek Boyd says he was fired for filing a federal discrimination lawsuit....Read More
If lawmakers don't get the abortion restrictions they want from the Lege, they boss the health department around instead.
If Texas lawmakers don't get the abortion restrictions they want during the Lege session, they just boss the state health department around instead....Read More