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Lawmakers want to end toll roads once the road is paid off

Lawmakers are working on a bill that will end toll roads once the roads are paid off. House Bill 436 was filed by Matt Shaheen, who serves...

Texas State Rep.’s resolution encourages TxDOT to support and develop bikeway network projects

Filed Feb. 12, House Committee Resolution 64, authored by Texas State Rep. Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston, encourages Texas Department of Transportation to develop and...

AG Paxton recovers record $236 million for Texas in Medicaid fraud settlement

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Xerox Corporation and several of its former subsidiaries – including Conduent, Inc. – agreed to a $235.9...

Your tax refund may be less this year

One year ago, Congress overhauled the tax code and now early federal tax filers have found tax refunds to be on average 8 percent...

Proposal filed to require students to pass civics test before graduating

Texas State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, has filed a proposal which could mandate all Texas high school students to pass a civics test before...

‘Pill Mill’ physician convicted of conspiracy to distribute narcotics || Regional

A federal jury on Friday returned a guilty verdict against a so-called “pill mill” physician who oversaw the illegal prescription of nearly a million...

RECALL: Fisher-Price recalls Barbie Dream Camper

Fisher-Price is recalling about 44,000 children's power wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released, according to...

Abbott says he’s willing to work to revive the UT, TAMU football game

In a sweeping address to lawmakers laying out his policy priorities for the legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott offered an unexpected "bold" idea on which there...

AG Paxton seeks summary judgement to protect Texans from Obamacare requirement

Leading a multistate coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a summary judgment motion asking a U.S. District Court to strike down an unlawful...

Texas lawmakers want to fix wait times at driver’s license offices

The Senate Finance Committee came down hard Monday on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s inefficient driver's license offices.“I would personally just say, Steve,...

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