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It's no surprise that Arizona's new immigration enforcement law is unpopular with Texas Democrats. But it's hard to find a high-ranking Republican in the state who'll endorse it, either.
In the wake of Arizona's immigration legislation, the City of Austin will formally consider limiting travel and business with the state.
Gov. Rick Perry does not think Texas should adopt a law like the one recently passed in Arizona.
ABC News reports that state Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Houston, will introduce a bill in the Texas Legislature similar to the controversial immigration measure passed into law in Arizona.
In 2007, the Texas Pledge of Allegiance was amended to include the phrase “under God.” The office of Attorney General Greg Abbott is fighting to keep it that way.
Texas could lose out in Washington, D.C. if its current response rate to this year's census holds steady.
Hey, Governor, you couldn't have served up that bit of Texas color in your Newsweek interview?
Texas’ congested air space is preventing the deployment of unmanned aerial drones to the southern border, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Amid reports that a merger deal might soon be struck between Houston-based Continental Airlines and United Airlines, with the latter as the surviving company headquartered in Chicago, state Rep. Garnet Coleman discusses Houston's long-standing relationship with Continental.
A U.S. district judge has sentenced embattled former state Rep. Terri Hodge to a year in prison in a Dallas City Hall corruption scandal that has already netted several other convictions.
Criminal justice advocates today told the Texas Public Safety Commission that their proposal to fix the broken Driver Responsibility Program fell far short of the comprehensive approach needed to help more than 1.2 million Texans who have lost their licenses because of the program's steep surcharges.