Posted on · Senate Bill 21 would require cash bail for people who have ever been convicted of a violent crime.
Posted on · County officials, researchers and victim advocates are concerned with an increase in violent crimes committed by defendants out on bond.
Posted on · Nearly three years after Texas enacted a law requiring some applicants for unemployment benefits to pass a drug test, the state has yet to test a single applicant, and it remains unclear when the program will get going.
Posted on · The Texas Legislature has passed, and Governor Perry has signed, a law which would require some Texans seeking unemployment benefits to pass a drug test. There are numerous questions about the law, including exactly who it covers, in which occupations, whether the state should actually have the right to require such testing, and whether it […]