Posted on · A lot of people are confused about when and if Republicans can "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner clears things up in the first of a series.
Posted on · Here's your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
Posted on · Texas Senate Bill 4 is often referred to as the “Sanctuary Cities” bill. But the bill as worded could go much deeper than the city level to target undocumented immigrants.
Posted on · The Trump administration on Wednesday rescinded guidelines issued by former President Obama that directed public schools to accommodate transgender students.
Posted on · Top Texas Republicans unveiled legislation Tuesday that would overhaul the state’s voter identification rules, an effort to comply with court rulings that have found the current law discriminates against minority groups.
Posted on · A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas health officials cannot kick Planned Parenthood out of the state's Medicaid program.
Posted on · The state’s top leaders have remained silent on whether they'll provide more resources for sex-trafficking victims — or more funding for the crippled child welfare system that’s supposed to protect vulnerable kids.
Posted on · SB2 has faced stiff opposition from local governments. Senator Paul Bettencourt, the bill’s author, hopes the endorsement from Texas’ 11th largest county will help sway the top ten.
Posted on · Donald Trump's background as a businessperson may not have prepared him for the challenges he's facing in the Oval Office.
Posted on · The measure would add Texas to the list of states seeking a raft of amendments to limit the power of the federal government. But some conservatives warn calling such a convention could backfire.
Posted on · Texas lawmakers are still referencing a highly edited undercover video from 2015 purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials selling fetal tissue.
Posted on · At the Texas Capitol in Austin, battle lines are sharpening around one of this year’s biggest fights over social issues. It’s a battle over bathrooms, specifically which bathrooms transgender people should be allowed to use.
Posted on · After Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton insisted in a letter last week that Texas' anti-"sanctuary cities" bill would survive a legal challenge, immigration attorneys are trying to convince members of the Legislature that he's wrong.
Posted on · The bill would bar governments from forcing religious leaders to hand over copies of their sermons. It stems directly from former Mayor Annise Parker’s battle with pastors over the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.
Posted on · Special prosecutors want Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's criminal trial on securities fraud charges moved elsewhere over claims that his hometown supporters have tainted the jury pool.