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On Wednesday, I issued the following statement in response to the Texas Heartbeat Bill going into effect.
As a former judge and Attorney General of Texas, I acutely understand the importance of ensuring that we have the best people enforcing federal law in Texas. I encourage any qualified individuals interested in serving Texas...
Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday announced an executive order banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates regardless of a vaccine's approval status with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The city of Houston will begin handing out $150 in gift cards to those who receive their COVID-19 vaccines, after City Council voted to pass the multi-million dollar incentive on Wednesday.
For the first time in nearly six weeks, state officials said there were enough lawmakers present in the Texas House on Thursday for the chamber to conduct business — opening the door for the passage of the GOP priority...
Amid a chaotic troop withdrawal, veteran and refugee advocates are worried as they try to relocate Afghans who helped U.S. and allied forces in the region.
The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday struck down temporary restraining orders that empowered Bexar and Dallas counties to institute mask mandates. The elected Republican body offered Gov. Greg Abbott his first court victory in...
A Texas state senator ended a 15-hour filibuster Thursday morning in the Democrats' latest defiance over a sweeping GOP voting measure, which then passed just minutes after she wearily left the floor.
Led by Harris County Public Health, the two programs would create a mental health crisis response team and connect case workers with people at risk of getting involved in violent crimes.
A Texas jury deliberated for about eight hours before handing down the death penalty to a man convicted of killing a San Antonio detective. The sentence follows his conviction in July for the ambush-style killing of...
Texas is poised to punish social media companies for alleged censorship of political views after the state Senate passed House Bill 20 on a mostly party line vote of 17-14.
When a new round of laws goes into effect on Sept. 1, Texas will officially become a "Second Amendment sanctuary."
Co-Panelist on "What's Your Point?" and independent Bill King and Fox 26's Greg Groogan, have uncovered the latest in a long line of scandals and corruption emanating from the Harris County Commissioner's Court Democratic...
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, said Tuesday that there were “absolutely no deals made” to lure Democrats back to the Capitol and end their weekslong quorum break, while emphasizing that he sought to handle the...
The office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday afternoon the governor tested positive for COVID-19. He is reported to be isolating in the Governor’s Mansion.
Harris County Lina Hidalgo announced Tuesday that the county will pay $100 to everyone who gets a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in an effort to combat the region’s lagging vaccination rate.
Texas law enforcement was deputized Thursday to track down Texas House Democrats still missing from the chamber and bring them to the state Capitol in Austin, a process that Speaker Dade Phelan‘s office said “will begin in...
Drug Enforcement Administration agents seized 27 trailer loads of opiates from a Woodfield Pharma distribution center. Investigators believe the company lost tens of millions of opiate doses over the past three years.
Houston Police Department (HPD) stats show homicides in the region have increased 42 percent from this time last year, and 91 percent since 2019. Some reports have suggested the city now leads the nation in rising murder...
A state district judge has granted a temporary restraining order blocking the arrest of House Democrats who have broken quorum, paving the way for those who remain outside the state to return home without threat of arrest....

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