Texas

In the opening days of the 2019 legislative session, the state's three most powerful men sat shoulder to to shoulder, promoting unity and promising this year they’d win where others have failed for decades.
Mark Twain famously quipped, “No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session."1
A woman and two teenage girls were found shot to death Thursday morning at a million-dollar home in a gated South Texas community.
 The Texas Legislature faces several big issues when it begins on Tuesday, including school finance and property taxes. 
What began as a New Years Day teenagers’ joyride in an SUV led to a crash that left a Texas woman dead and a 14-year-old boy charged with murder. The county sheriff says the boy crashed into the woman’s pickup truck after...
Between October and early December 1835, an army of Texian volunteers laid siege to a Mexican army in San Antonio de Bexar. The Mexican General Santa Anna knew of the growing resistance against him in Texas, and so he set...
Last year millions of Texans across the Gulf Coast felt the impact of Hurricane Harvey. In the aftermath of Harvey’s destruction, we saw homes damaged beyond repair, causing financial hardship for many Texans.
In October, the esteemed 2018 Nobel Prize winners were announced from Stockholm, Sweden.  In accordance with Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel’s will, the Nobel Prize celebrates those who “have conferred the greatest benefit to...
2018 elections
The widely heralded blue wave did not show up nationally in the U.S. in 2018, but it did show up to a small extent in Texas and was overwhelming in Harris and Fort Bend Counties!
In a state funeral that included the Oak Ridge Boys performing “Amazing Grace,” dignitaries from around Texas and the nation gathered at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston Thursday morning to pay tribute to the forty...
SpaceX
"For people from the immediate area around Brownsville and the border region," he said, "to see front-end technology in our backyard is really exciting."
Under its new Speaker Dennis Bonnen, the Texas House of Representatives is looking to increase the state’s public education funding by $10.1 billion, according to the legislative budget estimates it released t
The Texas legislature began its 86th Legislative session this week by swearing in 19 Republican and 12 Democrat Senators, and 83 Republican and 67 Democrat Representatives.
While it’s never easy to predict the unpredictable 140-day legislative sessions, here’s what to watch for as the 86th Texas Legislative Session gavels in.
For the first time in Kingwood Park High School history, the Lady Panthers Volleyball team is the Texas UIL State Class 5A Volleyball Champions. Last Saturday afternoon, they defeated the number one ranked Lovejoy Lady...
In November of 1528, Conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and his crew of 90 Spaniards crashed on Galveston Island. He was the first European to set foot on the land that would become the Lone Star State and is considered...
college tuition costs
Recently Amazon announced its next headquarters will be in New York and Virginia. Since the two finalists from Texas (Dallas and Austin) lost out on this opportunity for approximately 50,000 new jobs and up to $5 billion in...
Texas police officers arrested three employees of a Sonic Drive-In Thursday night after a local family allegedly found an ecstasy pill in the wrapper of their four-year-old son’s hamburger. The family made the discovery...
Texas A&M University opened its doors to 40 students in 1876 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Created under The Morrill Act, which stipulated that all students participate in military training, all...
As the Republican Party of Texas does some soul searching following historic gains for Democrats in the Legislature and the most competitive statewide contests in decades, party officials are wrestling with a key question:...

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