The Texas Senate has voted to extend a deal with the University of Texas allowing the school to accept new students whose grades don't rank in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class.
The Texas Legislature has passed a bill to double the amount of money the state pays surviving spouses, children or parents of public employees killed in the line of duty.
Texas House to hear rules allowing religious child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children.
Wearing a brown plaid coat worn by John Wayne in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast," Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has declared a day in honor of the quintessential screen cowboy.
The Texas lawmaker who wanted to bar media access to the names of people involved in traffic accidents now says it probably won't survive a court challenge and will likely be dropped.
It's now up to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to determine how visitors remember the Alamo -- the site of the famous Texas Revolution battle where 180 defenders died.
The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature.
A hotly debated tightening of abortion rules for Texas teenagers -- which has already cleared the state House -- is slowing activity to a crawl in the Senate, where Democrats are using logistical tactics...
Texas Republicans pushing to pass the two major firearms bills of the legislative session have stumbled amid efforts to restrict police powers over people carrying handguns.
The Texas House has begun debating a bill to slash a free college tuition program for veterans and their children amid conservatives' calls that it is too costly to be sustainable.