State Sen. Judith Zaffirini carried the no texting while driving law in 2017 and now proposes that Texas drivers keep their hands off their phones completely. She proposes a hands-free cell phone law for drivers.
Self-proclaimed neo-Nazi and white nationalist Christopher Hasson was arrested and charged by the FBI. He had firearms, drugs and a list of people he planned on killing, including Beto O’Rourke and Sheila Jackson.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is up for re-election next year. Democrat Beto O’Rourke hasn’t decided if he’s going to run — or for what office — but Cornyn asked supporters Wednesday in Fort Worth, Texas to ‘Stop Beto.’
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, in Fort Worth to promote STEM Education Law, is asked about President Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a border wall. Here’s what the senior senator from Texas had to say.
Federal judges ruled one district in Texas — House District 90 — must be redrawn for gerrymandering. They gave lawmakers 45 days once the session started to get to work or the court would do it. The deadline to start: Feb. 21.
Tarrant County Republicans were outworked in 2018, but want to make up for lost ground — and make new gains — in 2020, officials said before the local Lincoln Day Dinner. This is the party’s main fundraiser each year.
Texans shoulder one of the largest property tax burdens in the country, paying around $60 billion a year. The state provides a nearly equal amount in tax breaks, on products ranging from food to medicine.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s April appearance at the Arlington Music Hall has been canceled due to “public scrutiny.” Fort Worth City Councilman Cary Moon, owner of the hall in Arlington, said it was his decision.
Since the attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last February, there have been more than 100 gun-related youth deaths in Texas. Eight were victims of the shooting at Santa Fe High School. Four were homicide victims in Fort Worth.
Shahid Shafi, a Muslim, survived a vote in January to remove him from Tarrant County Republican Party leadership. Now the Southlake surgeon and city councilman urges Republicans to unite and move forward together.
State Rep. Stephanie Klick, who helped pass a law letting some Texans use CBD oil for intractible epilepsy, is working to update the law. But she stresses that it’s illegal — and dangerous — for other Texans to use.
President Donald Trump heads to Texas on Feb. 11 to hold a Make America Great Again rally in El Paso. He mentioned El Paso in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, as he spoke about the need for his long-promised border wall.
A new musical event is coming to Texas, but not to Austin. The newly announced Texas Sounds and Cities music conference is heading to Fort Worth this April. It will be paired with the Fortress Festival.
Rosa Maria Ortega drew national headines in 2017 when she was sentenced to eight years in prison for illegally voting. Her appeals have run out and the Grand Prairie woman is on the verge of heading to prison.