Articles Tagged 'Texas'
Texas bill aimed at criminalizing abortion no longer moving forward
It’s the type of punishment a proposed Texas House bill would have allowed if a woman has an abortion.
Texas Senate backs ‘born alive’ abortion bill
The Texas Senate gave initial approval Monday to a bill requiring doctors who perform abortions to treat a baby born alive during the procedure —…
We’ve never seen anything like this’: As Trump threatens to close border, migrants overwhelm Texas cities
Under a bridge connecting the U.S. with Mexico, dozens of migrant families cram into a makeshift camp set up by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.…
Trump-related school assignment stirs anger, death threats to Houston-area school district
A Goose Creek CISD teacher’s apparent classroom mishap put her on the receiving end of threatening calls, including death threats, district officials said.
Texas Senate seeks to tap billions from rainy day fund
Aiming to cover lingering expenses related to Hurricane Harvey and add additional safety measures at schools, state senators on Wednesday approved spending more than $4…
Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas from purging voters in citizenship review
In a major victory for voting rights groups, a federal judge has ordered that no Texas county should purge suspected noncitizen voters from the rolls…
Texas Republicans fear Trump could lose the state in 2020
Top Republicans in Texas are sounding the alarm about 2020, warning President Trump could lose the usually reliably red state unless he devotes resources and…
Beto O’Rourke mocked after offering few answers in wide-ranging policy interview
Former Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke faced across-the-board criticism on Tuesday after an unflattering interview in The Washington Post portrayed him as equivocal and unsure…
O’Rourke talks border during Instagram video at dentist
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) recorded his trip to the dentist on Thursday to showcase his hygienist’s experiences growing up near the southern border.
Texas Democrat Congresswoman stands by remarks suggesting Jazmine Barnes’ killing may have been ‘hate crime’
A Texas Democratic Congresswoman is defending her earlier comments suggesting the drive-by shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes may have been a hate crime, even though…