The Texas House has approved and sent to the Senate a bill reducing standardized testing for elementary and middle school students.
Texas college students who are licensed to carry concealed handguns would be allowed to keep their guns locked in their cars in campus parking lots under a bill advancing in the Legislature.
A man who spent 18 years on death row before a court exonerated him begged the Texas Legislature on Monday to repeal the death penalty.
A plan to transfer $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund to create a water infrastructure bank failed Monday because the author broke a parliamentary rule about when such a bill could be considered.
The Texas attorney general says that local governments and school districts that offer marriage benefits to same-sex partners are violating the state constitution.
The Texas House has scheduled a vote this week on a bill allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their guns into college classrooms.
A plan to set up a $2 billion state water fund is coming up for a vote, and some conservative activists are opposing it.
Texas lawmakers will hear testimony on a bill to repeal the death penalty.
The Texas House has given early passage to an $875 million spending bill that includes immediate relief for public schools and paying for wildfires that ravaged the state in 2011.
An $875 million spending bill that includes $500 million extra for public schools heads for a major vote in the Texas Legislature.