Clear Lake City officials say they hope the project will serve as an example of how communities can take matters into their own hands as they await the completion of large-scale flood control projects.
Texas governors generally don’t endorse against incumbents, never mind endorsing against incumbents in their own party. This puts a sort of official stamp on a split in the GOP that so many Republicans won’t even acknowledge.
Is it constitutional for the state’s transportation agency to use an accounting trick to add toll lanes to Texas highways — even though the state’s voters already decided against funneling more money toward toll lanes?
A state lawmaker has asked the attorney general to weigh in on whether the state's transportation agency can use voter-approved funds to rebuild or expand highways that will also include toll lanesalongside them.
"We're going to take a decisive step — before the end of this year ... to cut taxes across the board for working families and businesses," Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday in a speech to a meeting of Republican governors in Austin.
Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, a nominee of President Donald Trump to a federal court, defended past tweets about transgender people and same-sex marriage as jokes at a confirmation hearing Wednesday.