Lubbock Is One of the Best Places to Live for College Graduates
Nine Texas cities make the top 50 best places to live for college grads, including Lubbock.
Texas Death Row Inmate Who Won at High Court Gets Life Term
A black Texas prison inmate who earlier this year won a U.S. Supreme Court order for a new punishment hearing because his death sentence may have been tainted by disturbing references to race has accepted a life prison term plus two 60-year sentences.
Gang Member on Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught
A prison gang member on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been captured in El Paso.
Texas Prisons Stop Using Solitary Confinement as Punishment
Texas correctional officials have stopped using solitary confinement to punish prisoners.
Texas’ GOP Speaker Calls for Removal of Confederate Marker
A powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
Ted Cruz Votes in Favor of 2018 National Defense Authorization Act
Senator Cruz sponsored and cosponsored several amendments that were successfully adopted into the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act benefiting Texas.
The 2017 Texas High School Voter Registration Initiative
More than 140 Texas superintendents have signed a pledge to ensure that their respective high school principals participate in the High School Voter Registration Initiative.
Joaquin Castro Considering Challenging Governor Greg Abbott
Will Rep. Castro run for Governor against Greg Abbott?
Barges to Provide Housing for Some Harvey-Displaced Texans
Government officials say floating barges outfitted with living quarters will provide temporary homes for hundreds of Southeast Texas residents displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
Did You Know Swords & Switchblades Are Legal in Texas? Previous Restrictions On Knife Carr…
Very few restrictions remain on the legal carry of any bladed tool or weapon in Texas, including large knives, 'switchblades' and even swords.