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Court Revives Possibility that Texas Sheriffs Could be Jailed for Refusing ICE Detainers

by | Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 18:00 CST
Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez is reportedly changing the jail’s policy to honor all immigration detainers after the ruling.
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Thanks to their State Rep, Friendswood Family Rushes to File Insurance Claim for their Flooded Home

“It’s kind of silly that this law is going into effect to give more power to insurance companies,” said Gerry Emig. “The thought that our representative would do that is a little scary.”

“It’s kind of silly that this law is going into effect to give more power to insurance companies. The thought that our representative would do that is a lit...Read More

Protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court as judges consider oral arguments in the Texas House Bill 2 abortion case, Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. by

Judge Temporarily Halts New Texas Abortion Ban

In his ruling, Judge Lee Yeakel said that unless Roe v. Wade is overturned, he will continue applying the constitutional standard of no “undue burden” on women.

In a rebuke to state lawmakers, a federal judge in Austin temporarily halted a law passed by the Legislature in May that bans a common second-trimester abortion...Read More

Greg Abbott accepted the Site Selection Governor's Cup in March, but neglected to mention the behind-the-scenes corporate handouts that made Texas a frontrunner for the honor. by

Despite Self-Congratulation, Lawmakers Did Virtually Nothing about Maternal Mortality Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott said he was “committed to doing everything we can to combat the maternal mortality rate,” but lawmakers ignored specific recommendations to reduce pregnancy-related deaths.

Jen Reel From the way the governor and top Republican lawmakers have been talking, you’d think the Legislature was taking bold steps toward solving the state...Read More

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