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Monday, Feb 11, 2013

NBC 5 Flash Survey Results

NBC 5 Flash Survey Results

See results of NBC 5 Flash Survey questions about the 83rd Legislative session in Austin.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Arlington Lawmaker Pushing Car Seat Safety Bill

Arlington Lawmaker Pushing Car Seat Safety Bill

For the second time, a North Texas lawmaker is trying to get a bill passed requiring-rear facing car seats for young children.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016

North Texas Lawmakers File Gun Legislation

North Texas Lawmakers File Gun Legislation

Last session, Texas state lawmakers approved both open and campus carry in Texas, after months of debate. Those issues may come up again this session.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

Texas House Speaker: Tough Decisions Ahead

Texas House Speaker: Tough Decisions Ahead

There may be fewer dollars available for the Texas legislative budget this year, and the speaker of the Texas House believes there could be tough choices ahead.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

Texas Legislature Could Consider Bathroom Bill

Texas Legislature Could Consider Bathroom Bill

Six weeks before the Texas legislature begins, Texas lawmakers are drafting legislation that includes several so-called bathroom bills.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Portrait Honors Nation's Oldest Living Veteran

Portrait Honors Nation's Oldest Living Veteran

An artist known for painting more than 300 portraits of fallen soldiers presented a portrait to the nation's oldest living veteran, Richard Overton of Austin, who turned 110 in May.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

UT Professors Try To Stop Campus Carry Law

UT Professors Try To Stop Campus Carry Law

Several professors at the University of Texas at Austin are trying to stop a law from coming to effect. This law is the Texas Campus Carry Law - allowing licensed concealed gun permit holders to carry...

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

TX Lawmakers Working on Abortion Bills for Next Session

TX Lawmakers Working on Abortion Bills for Next Session

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned H.B. 2, Texas lawmakers are getting ready for another battle in the state legislature.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Texas Lawmakers Prepare for Legislative Session

Texas Lawmakers Prepare for Legislative Session

The Texas Legislature session is still six months away, but lawmakers are already at work on bills about issues that have already surfaced.