Fort Worth ISD fired Georgia Clark after she asked President Trump on Twitter in May to "remove the illegals from Fort Worth." The Texas Education Agency reversed their decision late last month mostly on procedural grounds, but the school district plans to appeal.
Several nonprofits, local governments and philanthropy organizations have formed Texas Counts, a coalition aimed at ensuring an accurate census count in 2020, which could affect representation in Congress and billions in federal funding.
On Nov. 5, voters have the chance to change the Texas Constitution to ensure retired law enforcement animals can be adopted by their handlers, erasing a decades-old requirement that government property must be sold or destroyed when no longer in use.
If passed, Proposition 6 on the Nov. 5 ballot would allow the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to take out an additional $3 billion in debt, doubling its initial bonding authority since its creation in 2007.
National Republican Congressional Committee Chair Tom Emmer called the Democrats socialists; Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Cheri Bustos read from the transcript of Donald Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president in a heated Texas Tribune Festival panel.
Speaking in front of thousands of attendees Sunday, President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded each other for their work on issues like border security, trade and the economy.
The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority and property owners in Guadalupe and Gonzales Counties agreed to not drain four lakes held up by 90-year-old dams, on the condition that recreational use of the lakes is banned.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality denied a permit request by a company seeking to open a hazardous waste processing facility near the Colorado River, citing concerns of contamination to both surface and ground water in the region.