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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says Senate won’t pass bill to lower penalties for marijuana

Less than 24 hours after the Texas House gave preliminary approval to a bill reducing the criminal penalties for Texans found to possess small amounts of...

BREAKING: Two children injured after gunfire broke out late Friday in Hugo || Suspect arrested

According to Fox News, two children, along with a suspected armed robber, were treated at Paris Regional Medical Center late Friday night after gunfire...

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 || Teens and tobacco

People will soon need to be 21 years or older to buy tobacco products at Walgreens or Rite Aid stores. The move comes amid...

Beware the pool noodles this summer || They can be home to snakes

Pool noodles bring a lot of summer fun when swimming. However, they can also be a breeding ground for snakes and snake eggs.Snakes are...

Texas bill would allow state to sue social media companies like Facebook and Twitter over free speech

A bill before the Texas Senate seeks to prevent social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from censoring users based on their viewpoints. Supporters...

Your voice || The Mueller report has been released, will you be reading it?

Attorney General Barr has released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, which summarizes his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016...

Texas Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21 || Active military members exempt

The Texas Senate recently voted in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age for smokers from 18 to 21 for everyone...

Texas Senate gives local governments more breathing room for property tax revenue growth

The Texas Senate broke a logjam Monday that had paralyzed a piece of priority legislation for weeks — blunting a controversial provision in a property tax...

Nurses could benefit from student loan assistance bill in Texas Legislature

Pursuing a nursing degree in Texas may become less expensive if a bill introduced in the 86th Texas Legislature passes. State Representative Stephanie Klick (R-North...

BREAKING: Dallas confirms first reported case of the measles

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting its first confirmed case of measles in a Dallas resident since 2017. The individual had...

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