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Abbott Expected to Renew Push for Ethics Reform

Greg Abbott hasn’t talked much about ethics reform since he got elected Texas governor, but the newly minted chief executive is expected to make a renewed push for it Tuesday during

Abbott Expected to Renew Push for Ethics Reform

Greg Abbott hasn’t talked much about ethics reform since he got elected Texas governor, but the newly minted chief executive is expected to make a renewed push for it Tuesday during his State of the State address.

Abbott: Judge halts Obama's immigration order

     

Texas judge grants request to stop executive action on immigration

A federal judge in Brownsville has granted a request from 26 states suing to stop President Obama's executive actions on immigration.

Texas restaurant receiving threats after Facebook post

A Texas woman is leading a campaign against a local restaurant, over what she says is mistreatment of a homeless man, but the restaurant owner says the woman has it all wrong and that her posts on social media are hurting his business.

'American Sniper' trial: Deputy says defendant explained killings

A former deputy testified last week that he overheard the defendant in the "American Sniper" murder trial explain why he killed two men.

Runner crawls to finish of Austin Marathon

The most memorable moment of Sunday's Austin Marathon in Texas came at the finish line. Kenyan Hyvon Ngetich crawled across the finish line to earn third place in the women's division.

Tension is About More Than Border Security

House Speaker Joe Straus became the legislative Border Patrol last week, tapping the brake when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposed booking the National Guard for an extended stay on the Texas-Mexico line.

USA versus Mexico in San Antonio Sold Out

The U.S. Men's National Team will be playing in front of a sold-out crowd on April 15 for USA vs. Mexico, Presented by AT&T at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Prosecutors lift veil on Perry's alleged crimes

 

Democrats push to repeal abortion waiting period

  *Editor's note: This story has been updated with comment from Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life.

Walmart sues Texas for right to sell liquor

Walmart is suing the Texas Alcoholic Vervarge Commission in hopes of some day selling liquor in its stores across Texas.

With new evidence, lawyers challenge death sentence

 

Hegar Suggests Shift in Rainy Day Fund Strategy

With state leaders sitting on a savings account that could soon surpass $10 billion, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is urging lawmakers to consider allowing his office to invest a por

Hegar Suggests Shift in Rainy Day Fund Strategy

With state leaders sitting on a savings account that could soon surpass $10 billion, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is urging lawmakers to consider allowing his office to invest a portion of the Rainy Day Fund more aggressively — but also