State lawmakers expect at least one special session and possibly more while dealing with budget shortfalls, fallout from a winter storm that caused massive power outages and Census data that has been delayed well into fall.
The board overseeing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the independent nonprofit entity that operates and manages the electricity grid that covers much of Texas, fired ERCOT CEO Bill Magness Wednesday night.
With only two weeks before the funding expires, Texas’ state government still hasn’t spent about a quarter of the $8 billion it received from the federal coronavirus relief bill.
In a ceremonial proceeding, Texas electors met at the state Capitol on Monday and delivered their state’s 38 electoral votes to President Donald Trump. The vote came as electors across the country were gathering to cast ballots and are by the end of the day expected to award the 270 votes ne…
Early voting in Texas can begin Oct. 13, following the timeline the governor laid out months ago, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, rejecting a request from several top Texas Republicans to limit the timeframe for voters to cast their ballots.
Straight-ticket voting won’t be making a comeback this year in Texas, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday evening, so the long-delayed rollout of mail-in ballots has finally begun.
At a campaign event in Dallas on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a string of new legislative proposals to raise penalties and create new crimes for offenses committed at protests.
Accurate and up-to-date coronavirus data is critical — not just for informing the officials making policy, but for parents trying to decide whether to send their kids to day care and business owners wondering whether to reopen their stores.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday, the day after he had an unmasked interaction with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, spurring the Capitol to issue broad new mask requirements Wednesday.