Thursday, June 16th, 2016
State lawmakers are poised to discuss ride-hailing for the second time in two weeks on Thursday, attention many expect to carry into the upcoming legislative session as some legislators attempt to wrest regulatory power from cities.
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
ELECTION 2016 | Bucking a majority of his colleagues in the Legislature, State Rep. Jason Isaac is urging Republican voters to choose U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the March...
Thursday, February 11th, 2016
ELECTION 2016 | Barely more than a year ago, John Cyrier (R-Lockhart) squeaked into the Texas Legislature following a special election and runoff against Brent Golemon (R-Bastrop) for House District 17, which includes Caldwell and...
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Greater San Marcos Partnership president Adriana Cruz is among three people appointed today to the state’s new Economic Incentive Oversight board by Gov. Greg Abbott.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
Gov. Greg Abbott has named Comal ISD Superintendent Andrew Kim as chair of a working committee charged with recommending a new system for student assessment and public schools accountability.
Thursday, August 27th, 2015
The city of Austin filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of Texas charging that the current property appraisal system is unconstitutional and creates “an imbalance in the tax burdens between residential and commercial property owners.”
Sunday, July 12th, 2015
When Austinites Tavanya Wright and Amber Gregg got engaged last spring, the two women weren't expecting to be able to get legally married in Texas. Now, their ceremony in October will be recognized by the state —...
Sunday, June 21st, 2015
Texas lawmakers may be reluctant to ease up on punishing small-time pot smokers, but local prosecutors across the state are increasingly looking for ways to keep two-bit toking cases from clogging court dockets.
Thursday, April 9th, 2015
The campus construction bill tentatively approved Wednesday by the Texas House includes about $256 million for facilities at the Texas State University System institutions, more than 44 percent of which would be designated for Texas State in...
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
The Texas House on Wednesday tentatively approved the authorization of a package of bonds worth $3.1 billion to support construction on college campuses, continuing lawmakers’ hasty work on the subject.