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Get ready for Free Fishing Day in Texas on June 1

Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week. On...

Texas House, Senate pass school finance bill mandating teacher raises and cutting taxes

Days after top Republican leaders announced they had a deal on a school finance bill long in the making, the Texas House and Senate...

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Awards $3.81 Million in Recreational Trail Grants to Texas Communities

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved $3.81 million dollars in grants to fund 22 motorized and non-motorized recreational trail-related projects across the state. The...

Texas expansion of medical cannabis nears finish line after Senate approval

 Marijuana advocates were handed an unlikely victory Wednesday after the Texas Senate advanced a bill greatly expanding the list of debilitating medical conditions that...

Texas game wardens stress boating safety ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Last year, 29 boating fatalities and hundreds of boat accidents and injuries occurred on Texas waters. As part of National Safe Boating Week May 18-24, Texas...

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...

Reps. Ratcliffe and Kim introduce bill to honor fallen servicemembers and their families

Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Andy Kim (D-N.J.) introduced the Gold Star Families National Monument Extension Act of 2019 (H.R. 2819) last week. The bill extends...

AG Paxton leads 18-state brief urging 5th Circuit to declare Obamacare unlawful

Leading an 18-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to uphold...

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...

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