Full video of our 2/4 conversation with state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Texas Senate in District 26.Full Story
A Senate committee on Tuesday approved a measure that would forbid state or local governments from using public money to issue same-sex marriage licenses, reviving a proposal that died in the House earlier this month.
Former Bexar County prosecutor Ina Minjarez is set to become the next representative from House District 124. With all precincts reporting late Tuesday, she won a runoff for the seat on San Antonio's West Side.Full Story
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Bexar County to chose between two Democrats in the second round of the race to replace former state Rep. Jose Menéndez, D-San Antonio.Full Story
Scholarships funded by state business tax credits would help some low-income parents send their children to private schools under a measure tentatively approved by the Texas Senate Monday.Full Story
A state auditor's report that looked into the controversial no-bid fraud detection software contract awarded to the technology firm 21CT revealed "operational defects" in how the state's health and human services agency awards contracts.Full Story
Tuesday's special election to replace former state Rep. Jose Menendez appears to have set a record low for voter turnout in races of its kind. Just 2.25 percent of voters cast ballots, according to unofficial returns.Full Story
It took more than 17 hours, but the House gave preliminary OK to a budget. Anticipated fights over vouchers and in-state tuition for undocumented students failed to materialize.Full Story
Four Democrats have filed to run in the March 31 special election for Texas House District 124, the Bexar County seat formerly held by now-Senator José Menéndez.
To close the week, we highlight a couple of trend stories detailing the continued population boom in the Lone Star State.Full Story
Bipartisan appears to be a dirty word in a couple of the special election contests set to be finally decided on Tuesday.Full Story
Three special elections are on tap for Tuesday, including two contests to find replacements for a pair of San Antonio Democrats who have opted to run for mayor.Full Story
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers has asked for a chance at a "graceful" departure from his post after next year's legislative session.Full Story
More attention is being paid to the quality of care at VA medical centers in Texas. Though the state is limited in what it can do to assist the federal facilities, legislators are still proposing possible methods to help reduce wait times. One plan involves expanding a "strike force team" already in operation.Full Story