The women’s health care program in Texas still has a long way to go. According to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Healthy Texas Women, the state’s family-planning program and the breast exam and cervical cancer screening program served … Continue reading
The plaintiffs in the case include a Haitian ethics teacher fleeing political persecution, a Honduran national who alleges persecution for being gay and asylum seekers from Mexico, El Salvador, Venezuela and Cuba.
As the case over Senate Bill 4 plays out, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that most of the immigration enforcement legislation can remain in effect.
*Editors note: An earlier version of the headline for this story said Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty lied about the shooting incident in 2017. While indicted on charges, there hasn’t been a ruling in the case. We regret the error. Last year, … Continue reading
It’s that time again. The annual South by Southwest will see techies, musicians and film geeks flock to the state capitol. As the festival continues, we’ll hear from our correspondent and documentarian Karen Bernstein. She’ll talk with us during Morning Edition … Continue reading
Two Democratic Hispanic women – former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar and state Sen. Sylvia Garcia of Houston – just declared victory in open congressional races and are widely expected to win the seats outright in November.
On Tuesday, Texas Republicans and Democrats will choose the candidates they want on the ballot in November. The primary election includes several races for statewide office, including commissioner of agriculture, land commissioner — and governor. On the Republican side, incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott … Continue reading
The ruling is an apparent victory for Texas in a legal battle that has dragged on for more than five years. The states are bickering over the distribution of water from the Rio Grande. Those allocations are laid out in … Continue reading
The hotly-contested Trans-Pecos Pipeline went into service in West Texas one year ago this month, amid protest from local opponents over private property disputes and environmental impacts. The aim of the Mexican-backed project was to export natural gas from the … Continue reading
At a bipartisan White House meeting on gun violence Wednesday, President Donald Trump pressed Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and other lawmakers to come together and create “one great piece of legislation” to address background checks on gun sales, … Continue reading