Lubbock Mobilizes Efforts to Assist in Harvey Aftermath
The City of Lubbock Police Department will assist the City of Houston Police Department with security at shelters set up for flood victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
The Latest: People Treated at County Jail After Harvey Hits
The city manager in Rockport, Texas, says multiple people have been taken to the county's jail for assessment and treatment after the roof of a senior housing complex collapsed.
Governor Abbott Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Harvey
Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to President Trump today requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration as Hurricane Harvey is set to make landfall.
Retail Gasoline Prices Across Texas Down a Penny This Week
Retail gasoline prices across Texas declined by a penny this week to settle at an average $2.14 per gallon.
Texas Governor Suggests ‘Bathroom Bill’ Not Coming Back
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it would never get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House.
Legislature Approves $560M for Schools, Teacher Retirement
The Texas Legislature has approved about $560 million in extra funding for schools and retired teachers.
Legislature OKs Agency Oversight That Forced Special Session
State lawmakers have approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and other agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling previously — the first pieces of legislation to clear the Legislature during the special session.