Schools could train teachers to exchange fire with potential attackers under a plan advancing in the Texas Capitol.
Hecklers have repeatedly interrupted a speech by Gov. Rick Perry, demanding that Texas expand the Medicaid program under the health care reform law.
The legislation would require applicants for unemployment benefits to answer a questionnaire to see whether they are at risk of abusing drugs.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he takes House leaders at their word, and that delicate pieces of a complicated budget deal will be passed.
More than an hour of delaying tactics from House Democrats has blocked a vote on a hotly debated bill that would have mandated drug testing for some welfare
A bill that would allow the state to drug screen unemployment applicants passed the Texas House late Tuesday.
The Senate Nominations Committee has approved Gov. Rick Perry's three appointments to the University of Texas System board of regents, sending them to the full
A plan to finalize Texas' budget before the 83rd Session ends could face a major hurdle Tuesday.
The Texas House late Monday approved a plan to train some teachers who are already licensed to carry firearms for gunfights that could erupt in their
On Monday afternoon, the House passed all of the four beer-related bills, which will now head to Gov. Rick Perry's desk.
Texas lawmakers have given final approval to an overhaul of the Texas Water Development Board as the state grapples with how to manage water resources amid
A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas law that says 18-20-year-olds cannot receive a concealed handgun license.
One week to go, and the current Texas legislative session will be finished. But that does not mean lawmakers will go home for the summer.
A classroom curriculum system used by hundreds of Texas school districts will stop offering lesson plans after some conservative groups claimed it was
A member of the Texas House is killing bills authored by a Houston senator in retaliation for her opposition to an exoneration bill.
The Texas Senate is getting to the nominees with just one week left in the legislative session.