Texas bill aims to protect schools from "ridiculous" lawsuits, state rep says.
With still more than two weeks to go in Texas' legislative session, Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday it's too early to issue ultimatums to lawmakers.
Parents and activists are set to rally at the state Capitol for high-profile proposed legislation to expand charter schools in Texas.
Environmental groups are upset that that Texas House is proposing an end to keeping histories of a company's compliance with state and federal laws.
The Texas House has approved a public school pilot program allowing parents to purchase supplemental concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.
Texas Senate votes to reduce the number of standardized tests students must pass to graduate from a nation-leading 15 to five.
Taxes on chewing tobacco would drop by more than 30 percent but the price of cigarettes would climb for some brands.
A major tax bill headed for the Texas House floor could create a major showdown over legislation pivotal to Gov. Rick Perry's demand for tax relief.
The Texas House will begin slowly and selectively whittling down the state business tax this week.
The House has passed a bill requiring youngsters' registration in a state immunization registry, unless parents elect not to participate.