Posted on · The Mayor says "hundreds" of police officers and firefighters would be impacted.
Posted on · The Texas Legislature is at its closest point in six years to passing a bill that would outlaw "sanctuary" jurisdictions in Texas. Lawmakers agree on one thing: Wednesday will be a long and emotional day in the Texas House.
Posted on · We all have a general idea about how a bill becomes a law. But what many people don’t know is how a bill becomes a bill.
Posted on · A push for broader cooperation among local water managers could lead to an easier road for water exporters.
Posted on · Texas voter redistricting was tossed out. What's it mean for Texans and for 2018?
Posted on · Nonetheless, the investment firm is holding off on reconsidering the City’s rating until the end of the legislative session in Austin.
Posted on · Hosts Jay and Brandon take a close look at what's going on in the Texas Legislature at mid-session.
Posted on · Voters don't like Congress. Only about 40 percent of the country approves of the job the president is doing. And, because of the hundreds of millions of dollars spent on elections, people feel like their voices don't count as much as a large campaign donation.
Posted on · Key lawmakers are optimistic about the passage of a bill that would ban texting-and-driving across Texas, despite failed attempts over the last few sessions.
Posted on · Houston Public Media adds a new "must listen" weekly political podcast to its news lineup. Two weekly episodes Friday afternoons, one with a national focus and the other discussing what's going on at the Texas legislature.
Posted on · The Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would require transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds to the sex they were assigned at birth. Known as the "bathroom bill," Senate Bill 6 passed on a 21-10 vote along party lines.
Posted on · He says it would improve the facility’s management and Judge Emmett supports his idea.
Posted on · A three-judge panel ruled Texas lawmakers violated the Voting Rights Act when they redrew political boundary lines in 2011.
Posted on · After no consensus on adjustments proposed by the firefighters, they would get bigger benefit cuts than they agreed to last fall.
Posted on · A proposed bill would set up an emergency alert system for residence near chemical plants.