Endorsements stack up, so we've prepared a big spreadsheet to show you who is getting the political support of some prominent interest groups, trade groups and political action committees.Full Story
"Sexting" is generally known as sending sexually explicit messages to friends. In 2011, Texas lawmakers and Attorney General Greg Abbott made a push to discourage the practice by changing current laws. A bill carried by state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, working with Abbott, would classify a sexting offense as a Class C misdemeanor for first-time violators under 18. Currently, it ...
Defense lawyers argue that judges in Harris County — ordered to review a psychologist's work in two death penalty cases — are simply rubber-stamping the conclusions of the psychologist, who was reprimanded last year.Full Story
More energy producers are making "donations" to the Texas Department of Transportation to fix roads torn up by gas well operations.Full Story
Here's a final roundup of Texas reactions to the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic hearings on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Full Story
The Dallas-based breast cancer prevention group Susan G. Komen for the Cure has halted its financial support of Planned Parenthood, yet another blow to the family planning organization that provides abortions in some of its clinics.Full Story
Two bills regulating teenagers’ sex lives passed on the Senate floor today — one would outlaw “sexting” by minors; the other would exempt young adults caught having consensual sex with a minor from registering as sex offenders.Full Story