Complete coverage of the Texas Legislature.

Jun 1, 2015

Abbott: TX Won't Legalize Pot Under His Watch

Abbott: TX Won't Legalize Pot Under His Watch

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won't legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he's in office.

Jun 1, 2015

Texas Legislature Ends 2015 Session

Texas Legislature Ends 2015 Session

The final gavel has fallen on the Texas Legislature's 2015 session.

Jun 1, 2015

TX House Public Education Chief Announces Retirement

TX House Public Education Chief Announces Retirement

Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock, the head of the powerful House Public Education Committee, is retiring.

Jun 1, 2015

Cannabis Oil Legalized to Fight Seizures

Cannabis Oil Legalized to Fight Seizures

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday will join more than a dozen other U.S. governors who have signed nearly identical legislation in the past year.

May 31, 2015

TX Senate Okays Handguns on College Campuses

TX Senate Okays Handguns on College Campuses

The so-called "campus carry" bill was a priority for gun rights activists, even though top universities statewide opposed it.

May 29, 2015

Lawmakers Approve Teen Abortion Restrictions

Lawmakers Approve Teen Abortion Restrictions

Texas lawmakers have voted to tighten rules for teenagers seeking to get an abortion without parental consent.

May 29, 2015

Texas Legislature Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

Texas Legislature Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation's second-most populous state.

May 29, 2015

Abbott Gives Reporters Extra Libel Protection

Abbott Gives Reporters Extra Libel Protection

Final tweaks to Texas' $209 billion budget allowing for $3.8 billion in tax cuts have passed the Legislature and are headed to Gov. Greg Abbott.

May 29, 2015

TX Legislature OKs Budget Containing $3.8B in Tax Cuts

TX Legislature OKs Budget Containing $3.8B in Tax Cuts

Final tweaks to Texas' $209 billion budget allowing for $3.8 billion in tax cuts have passed the Legislature and are headed to Gov. Greg Abbott.

May 29, 2015

TX Lawmakers Vote to End High School Steroids Testing

TX Lawmakers Vote to End High School Steroids Testing

Texas lawmakers voted Friday to dismantle the state's high school steroids testing program after eight years.