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As part of President Trump’s call to curb illegal immigration, earlier this month he asked border states to send National Guard troops to the U.S./Mexico border. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pledged to eventually send 1,400 troops. In West Texas’s Big … Continue reading
The High Court will hear oral arguments in a case stemming from maps drawn by the Texas legislature in 2011 that have been ruled invalid by lower courts.
Texas has resettled dramatically fewer refugees in the past year, figures from Refugee Services of Texas show.
Texas is making billions from oil and gas drilling, but counties say rural roads are being destroyed
Damage from heavy trucks has battered local roads in and around the state’s oil fields, and many counties want the state to help pay for repairs and maintenance. Will lawmakers take action?
After years of debate, the State Board of Education voted preliminarily to create curriculum standards for a Mexican-American studies class. But thanks to the objections of one member, it’ll now be called “Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent.”
Thanks to TxDOT, thousands of Texas wildflowers bloom for family photos.
U.S. Border Patrol agents on Monday announced the beginning of construction on the “big, beautiful wall” that President Donald Trump promised to build on the southern border.
Texas state law says that teachers could lose their teaching certificates and pensions if they go on strike.
Texas is one of three states whose legislative maps have landed them before the Supreme Court this term.
An alarming number of women die while pregnant or shortly after giving birth in Texas. According to national researchers who say the U.S. as a whole has a serious problem, Texas is an “outlier” when it comes to its high … Continue reading