U.S. Sen. John Cornyn on Wednesday unveiled a $15 billion border-security bill. The Building America's Trust Act would fund parts of a wall or fence, add Border Patrol and ICE agents to current ranks, and punish "sanctuary" jurisdictions.
A congressional panel looking into whether U.S. Rep. Roger Williams improperly benefited from legislation he supported said its review found nothing that could lead to "a reasonable inference of improper conduct."
A three-judge panel will start mulling big redistricting questions in San Antonio on Thursday, including how rulings finding discrimination in Texas' political maps might affect the 2018 election cycle.
A landmark Republican overhaul to the country's health care system may have died in its track Thursday. Three Texas Republicans were among those pushing for changes to the bill before agreeing to support it.