Home > News > State
State (Page 4)

State water board delays decision on Marvin Nichols Reservoir

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

Texas Water Development Board sends DFW planning group officials back to their computers to produce a quantitative analysis of the proposed reservoir’s environmental and economic impact.

Breastfeeding was a big deal at the George W. Bush Presidential Library

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

It’s time for Fort Worth to become a more compassionate city, officials say.

Texas schools expect to easily accommodate immigrant kids

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

States can’t deny access to basic public education to youngsters who are undocumented, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

TABC rule change would allow alcohol at gun shows

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The proposal to allow alcohol to be served at gun shows includes the proviso that all guns are disabled and no live ammunition is on the premises.

Is this a preview of 2016 GOP presidential primary?

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

Two potential Texas presidential contenders — Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz — reach out to conservatives gathered in Fort Worth.

Perry, Cruz in Fort Worth for RedState Gathering

|Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The political landscape has shifted since Rick Perry and Ted Cruz spoke to a RedState Gathering three years ago.

Davis, Abbott duking it out in new campaign ads

| |Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

The Democratic and Republican gubernatorial nominees both launched their ad campaigns for the general election season on Thursday.

State’s fire marshal to let advocacy group scrutinize cases

| |Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

The Innocence Project of Texas will investigate arson cases to identify possible wrongful convictions and to try weed out problems with fire investigations overall.

Decision delayed on allowing slot-machine like devices in Texas

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Officials are reviewing more than 13,000 comments they received on a proposal to allow historical racing at horse and dog tracks in Texas.

SpaceX picks South Texas site for commercial launch facility

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

The state is offering millions of dollars in incentives to help make Texas a big player in the burgeoning commercial space industry.

Two Texas youths return from a faith journey to Israel

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Two Fort Worth youths recently returned from Israel, where they had a front-row seat to history.

Is Texas ready to upgrade bingo technology?

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

A proposal would let bingo players pay for games electronically, rather than waiting for workers to bring them more games.

New state park west of Fort Worth awaits funding

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

Thursday in Strawn, Texas Parks and Wildlife will discuss plans for the Palo Pinto Mountains State Park.

Woman chases her fate in West Texas desert: finding shelter for homeless veterans

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

Some homeless female veterans are having trouble getting help.

Plan to bring more technology to bingo on table in Texas

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

Bingo advocates ask to add more technology to card minders at Texas bingo halls.

Texas lab playing a role in quest for a cure for Ebola

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

The Galveston National Laboratory is the only academic lab in the country to be rated Level 4, meaning it is equipped to research the deadliest biological agents known because of the sophisticated safeguards in place.

Is it game over for the Texas Lottery?

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

Replacing lottery revenue in the state? “That’s the $2 billion question,” a local lawmaker said.

Appeals court sides with Chesapeake on royalties

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

While not binding on state judges, the decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may make it tough for other landowners, including the city of Fort Worth, to win a court fight with Chesapeake.

Women’s health program rule changes go into effect Friday

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Fort Worth is home to one of the specialty pharmacies where long-acting reversible contraception products will be available to physicians.

Texas officials propose program to test self-driving cars, jet packs — even hover cars

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

For a state that prides itself in fiscal frugality, Texas is always finding new ways to spend money, this time testing innovative emerging transportation technologies at state universities.