Key conservative priorities fizzled yet again as Texas lawmakers abruptly concluded their month-long special legislative session, despite Republicans controlling both chambers and every statewide office.
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The Texas House has abruptly adjourned for good with one day still remaining in the special session - forcing the state Senate to accept its version of a contentious property tax bill or risk seeing nothing passed on the...
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Texas lawmakers have voted to continue - and broaden the scope of - a task force on maternal mortality and morbidity, after a study found that the state had the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world.
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A North Carolina-based company that says it was a management consultant for the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline is asking a judge to dismiss a complaint alleging it illegally provided security services in North Dakota.
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The Bexar (bayr) County sheriff has suspended seven deputies after a video surfaced showing them participating in a "hazing ritual" that involved the 4-year-old daughter of one of the deputies.
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By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press The deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is fueling another re-evaluation of Confederate statues in cities across the nation.
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The Texas Senate has advanced a once-sweeping school finance plan, but only after scaling it back so much that it will only offer about $500 million in extra funding for some school districts statewide and teacher retirement.
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The mother of a University of Virginia student injured when a car rammed through counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally says she hopes her daughter can return to Houston for medical treatment and recovery.
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8/14/2017
Harris County prosecutors say a Houston man charged with intoxication manslaughter for a wrong-way traffic wreck over the weekend already was out on bond for another drunken driving offense.
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8/14/2017
Starr County District Attorney Omar Escobar says a 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with capital murder for the slaying of another 17-year-old from Rio Grande City in far South Texas.
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8/13/2017
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, speaking at The New York Times’s Cities for Tomorrow conference, said it’s up to local leaders to care for immigrants under increased pressure from state and federal authorities.
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8/7/2017