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U.S. Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold

The Supreme Court on Thursday put on hold the Trump administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form sent to...

Governor signs bill making stealing packages, mail a felony

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 37, making it a felony to steal mail and packages. The bill, set to take effect Sept....

Texas passes bill banning cities from partnering with Planned Parenthood on any services

One of this session’s biggest anti-abortion bills, which would ban state and local governments from partnering with agencies that perform abortions even if they...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill declaring children’s lemonade stands legal

Great news, children of Texas: Your unlicensed lemonade stands soon won’t be criminal enterprises. Gov. Greg Abbott late Monday signed a bill that prohibits cities and neighborhood...

Governor signs bill recognizing dispatchers as First Responders

When you have an emergency,  your first point of contact is a 9-1-1 dispatcher. These men and women have been unofficially on the frontlines for...

Gov. Greg Abbott signs several school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High

Capping off a yearslong effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law...

Texas House advances bill banning cities from partnering with Planned Parenthood on any services

Texas and its local governments would no longer be able to partner with abortion providers or their affiliates — even for services like sexual...

Proposed bill would ban food stamp recipients from buying junk food

A proposed bill in Texas would ban food stamp recipients from buying junk food using food stamps.Proposed by Texas State Rep. Briscoe Cain, House Bill...

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...

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...

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