Required annual vehicle inspections may be coming to an end for Texas motorists in the coming years, under a measure before the state Legislature.
Texas House members gave preliminary approval to a major bill Monday that would limit the amount of money electricity customers would have to spend due to performance credits.
Waco officials are having nightmares about foul smelling drinking water, recalling the bad old days when cow waste from North Bosque dairy farms polluted the river bound for Lake Waco.
Here are photos from last night's Cheney watch party, where the congresswoman told supporters that she had conceded to Harriet Hageman.
Rep. Liz Cheney's first debate with Harriet Hageman took place at Sheridan College.
In the hours after a gunman killed more than 20 people at a South Texas elementary school Tuesday, the state’s top Republicans sought to immediately squelch the possibility of gun control measures in the wake of yet another mass shooting.
Mass shootings in Texas have become so common, they begin to collectively feel familiar. But each lands with fresh horror.
It's been nearly seven years since Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted on felony securities fraud charges. But there's still no sign of when a trial will happen as Paxton is on the cusp of winning the GOP nomination for a third term Tuesday. He's in a primary runoff with Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, who has made the criminal accusations against Paxton a centerpiece of his campaign. Paxton has pleaded not guilty and his attorneys say the delays are not due to any “improper influence” by Texas' top law enforcement officer.
The votes of more than 24,000 Texans who tried to cast ballots by mail were thrown out in the March primary — a dramatic increase in rejected ballots in the first election held under a new Republican voting law.
The Federal Aviation Administration is again forcing Elon Musk to cool his jets. The SpaceX founder has said the company likely would launch the Starship vehicle into orbit for the first time from South Texas in May. But the agency said last week that it would push the date to complete its environmental review from March 28 to April 29 — marking its third delay since closing out a public comment period in November.
With counting holdups and missed ballots marring what amounted to a low-turnout election, Harris County's election administrator has announced she is resigning amid pressure from local leaders of both political parties to explain what went wrong in last week’s primary.
For high school senior Gabrielle Izu, Texas’ public school book bans feel personal.
HOUSTON — Two notable Democratic primary races have gained a new level of uncertainty after Texas’ largest county said it “identified approximately 10,000 mail-in ballots (6,000 Democratic and 4,000 Republican) that were not added into the original Election Night count.”
Election day has come and gone, but it remains unclear how many Texans were unable to vote after trying to cast ballots by mail under new Republican laws restricting that voting option.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is headed toward a primary runoff, according to The Texas Tribjune's Decision Desk HQ.
Several voting locations throughout the state were unable to open Tuesday during the primary election because of election staff shortages, causing some to open later in the day and others to shut down completely.
The U.S. agency responsible for protecting consumers announced this week that it intends to recommend new mandatory rules to make portable generators safer, saying manufacturers have not voluntarily done enough to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning deaths caused by their products.
John Villarreal Rigney, a businessman running for Congress in South Texas, has run into voters who say they cannot vote for him because he is a Democrat — “You’re AOC,” they say, referring to U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the firebrand progressive from New York.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas is calling on the Granbury Independent School District to apologize for the removal of more than 100 books — most of which center on LGBTQ topics or discussions of race and identity — from library shelves amid rising partisanship on the district’s …
Las Vegas Sands is doubling down on its commitment to bringing casinos to Texas with a new political action committee that is starting out with over $2 million to spend.
Ex-ERCOT chief says he was following Abbott's direction when they ran up billions in bills during freeze
The former head of the Texas power grid testified in court Wednesday that when he ordered power prices to stay at the maximum price cap for days on end during last year's frigid winter storm and blackout, running up billions of dollars in bills for power companies, he was following the direc…
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Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will stop blocking President Joe Biden’s State Department nominees now that the administration is implementing sanctions against a company that built a Russian gas pipeline meant to supply Germany with natural gas.
For nearly six months, as Texas’ novel abortion law has wended its way through the courts, abortion providers and opponents have been locked in a stalemate.
A dozen people are vying to become the next Texas land commissioner, overseeing an agency that manages 13 million acres of state land, administers disaster recovery funds, contributes to public school funding and has administrative control of the Alamo.
UT Austin President Jay Hartzell defends faculty tenure after Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposes to end it at all public universities
University of Texas at Austin President Jay Hartzell said Monday that removing tenure for faculty would hurt the university’s ability to hire the best professors, countering a proposal from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick last week to eliminate tenure for new hires at all public universities in Texas.
UT faculty members demand answers after Dan Patrick says Liberty Institute intended to fight critical race theory
A tweet sent by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has reignited concern among some University of Texas at Austin faculty members that the purpose of a new conservative-backed think tank may be to restrict teaching about critical race theory.
Peter Lake, chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, said he lost power for several days during last February’s winter storm. When he got power back, he lost water for a week.
After the Biden administration halted the construction of former President Donald Trump’s border wall, hundreds of unused wall panels were left at construction sites.
When an Austin church told William he couldn’t stay there with his two dogs during the ice storm last year, he and his wife decided to brave the subfreezing temperatures in their tent under a bridge. They used two stoves to stay warm and rationed out canned goods for meals.