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Monday, Mar 9, 2015 at 06:25 PM CDT

Texas Lawmakers Mull Boosting Foster Care Training

Texas Lawmakers Mull Boosting Foster Care Training

State lawmakers are discussing whether to require 35 hours of training for potential foster care parents, more than double what some are now required to have.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 03:33 PM CST

TX GOP Wants Medicaid Flexibility, Not Expansion

TX GOP Wants Medicaid Flexibility, Not Expansion

Texas Senate Republicans have sent a letter to President Barack Obama, demanding that their state be allowed to make sweeping changes in how it administers the Medicaid program.

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 12:45 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: February 22, 2015

Lone Star Politics: February 22, 2015

Immigration returns to the spotlight on Lone Star Politics. A South Texas judge temporarily halted President Obama’s executive orders on immigration. We examine what happens next after the ruling. Then, a gay...

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 at 08:21 PM CST

"Victory for America": Abbott, Cruz Hail Immigration Ruling

"Victory for America": Abbott, Cruz Hail Immigration Ruling

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott predicted Wednesday that Texas and 25 other states would keep prevailing against President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 03:02 PM CST

Abbott to Name 'Emergency Items' in First State of the State

Abbott to Name 'Emergency Items' in First State of the State

Gov. Greg Abbott made border security, ethics bills emergency items for the 84th Legislature during his State of the State address Tuesday.

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 04:02 PM CST

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Lone Star Politics: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, the open carry debate moves forward. We talk to Dallas State Sen. Don Huffines about why he supports the bills. And State Rep. Chris Turner tells us why he does not support...

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 03:12 PM CST

LSP: Fort Worth Mayor Speaks about DreamVision Project

LSP: Fort Worth Mayor Speaks about DreamVision Project

It is a $3.5 billion dollar project to bring a Disney-like theme park to Fort Worth. But will DreamVision actually happen? We ask Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price what concerns her about the proposal. Plus, we...

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 03:10 PM CST

LSP: Sen. Explains Support of Open Carry

LSP: Sen. Explains Support of Open Carry

The issue of open carry took center stage again at the Capitol. But State Sen. Don Huffines also wants a bill to pass that would allow people to openly carry handguns even if they do not have a license. The...

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:05 AM CST

First Candidate Enters Houston Mayoral Race

First Candidate Enters Houston Mayoral Race

The first official candidate has entered the race to become the next mayor of Houston.

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 03:33 PM CST

17 Special Elections Set for House, Senate

17 Special Elections Set for House, Senate

Special runoff elections on Feb. 17 will choose a new member of the Texas Senate and new representatives for two House districts.

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