New population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau underscored the extent to which the explosive growth of the state's suburban areas relies on attracting residents from other areas of the state and country.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee telegraphed its preferences Thursday in two primary runoffs for U.S. House seats in Texas, one month after its effort to torpedo a Houston Democrat's congressional bid appeared to backfire.
In addition to taking covert videos of Texas lawmakers in 2015, the American Phoenix Foundation allegedly planted an intern in state Rep. James White's office in 2013 in an attempt to catch the Hillister Republican engaging in fraud.
The massive spending bill the U.S. House passed Thursday includes $1.6 billion allocated for a border wall but fell far short of the Trump administration's demands, and Democrats were able toexact significant restrictions on the wall's construction.
Harrold Independent School District was the first of many Texas districts — mostly in rural or isolated areas — to arm educators and other employees to prevent a potential school shooting. "I don't want to be anybody's victim," the school's superintendent says.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talked to Evan, Patrick, Alex and Democratic congressional candidate M.J. Hegar about Hegar's impending runoff, the Austin bombings and another client of now-notorious Cambridge Analytica, Ted Cruz.
Unlike residents of more than 30 U.S. states and many foreign nations, Texans who want to buy a fifth of vodka or bourbon can't find their favorite spirit on the shelves of their local Walmart or Costco. A landmark ruling issued by a federal court in Austin could soon change that.
Ahead of a Texas House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Wednesday to discuss Medicaid therapy rate cuts and the state’s Early Childhood Intervention program, some providers are considering ending services due to financial struggles.
Glenn Hegar, the state's comptroller of public accounts, is warning lawmakers that Texas' bond ratings are at risk because of a couple of pending expensive problems. That's just the tip of the iceberg.
Without an infusion of new money to cover mounting liabilities, Hegar warned, credit agencies are likely to downgrade Texas’ credit rating, which would make it more expensive for the state to borrow money — and perhaps damage the state's business climate.