Thursday, December 19th, 2013
The Obama administration on Thursday announced that it deported 368,644 undocumented immigrants from the country during the 2013 fiscal year.
Saturday, December 14th, 2013
By the end of November, 14,000 Texans had purchased coverage through healthcare.gov — the second-highest number in the U.S. but a statistically insignificant participation rate in a state with more than 26 million residents.
Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
For years, supporters of open-carry gun laws have pleaded with lawmakers to allow Texans to bear their arms openly in public. With the front-running Republican gubernatorial candidate proposing open carry laws, many supporters believe the time has...
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
In this guest column, the veteran Central Texas congressman says hearings of the House’s Science Committee he chairs uncovered gaping security flaws in Healthcare.gov that expose users’ personal information to hackers. Smith writes, “It’s clear that not...
Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday rejected a request by abortion providers to intervene in their lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of new abortion regulations in Texas that took effect in November.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Now that Texas voters have agreed to spend $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund to finance water supply projects, legislators say the state finally has some money to carry out its longstanding water plan.
Monday, November 11th, 2013
When Texas National Guardsman Brandon Schraub returned home four years ago after serving in Iraq, he found himself knee-deep in a tough job search. New programs are helping veterans like him.
Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
As congestion worsens on Interstate 35 through Austin, state leaders are seriously discussing a drastic response: tolling the highway's lanes in the city and making part of the nearby State Highway 130 toll road free.
Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
Two of the nine constitutional amendments on the Nov. 5 ballot could benefit many of the 1.6 million veterans in Texas. Propositions 1 and 4 would offer property tax breaks to soldiers and their families.