The Third Court of Appeals in Austin said the Texas Department of Public Safety does not have to halt its policy that prevents some legal U.S. residents from getting driver's licenses.
Who said it was easy being a university chancellor?
Texas Tech University got sued by one of its employees this week: Head football coach Mike Leach says the school is improperly barring him from coaching the team in the Alamo Bowl on the basis of a complaint it hasn't substantiated.
Eagle Pass Mayor Chad Foster might have to change his tune about his idyllic border home after this week. Foster was having lunch Tuesday with Mexican officials across the border in Piedras Negras when a gunmen started spraying the place with bullets.
We added more people this year than any other state — more than Florida, Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado combined.
The El Paso Brut Sun Bowl has sold out more quickly than ever in its 76-year history, officials said today. The sellout comes less than a week after the Oklahoma City daily The Oklahoman, ran a story about how the raging violence in Juarez was keeping many Sooner fans from buying tickets
The Department of State Health Services will destroy all blood samples taken from infants before May 27, 2009 to settle a lawsuit over the state's newborn screening program.
Texas is the sixteenth-happiest state in the nation, according to a just-released study. (Good news, Governor: Washington, D.C., is thirty-seventh!)
Texas highways are efficient, unless you're in a car.
Unemployment in Texas hit 8 percent in November — down from the 8.3 percent recorded the previous month and higher than the 5.4 percent registered in the same month of 2008, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Medical malpractice liability caps Texas lawmakers installed in 2003 have failed to improve the state's health care system, according to a Public Citizen report released today.
El Paso is in the national news today, and — for the first time in recent memory — it has nothing to do with its proximity to drug war-torn Juarez. Forbes actually has some good news about the border city: Incomes for college graduates in El Paso are rising faster than any other major metropolitan area of the nation.
The CPPP says Texas' high per capita child abuse and neglect death rate is due to the state's high child poverty and teen birth rates — but also how Texas tallies its numbers.
Mindful of the down economy, more public school districts are paying their superintendents bonuses rather than giving them raises.