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First special legislative session ends without any bills passed, Democrats in D.C.

By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune A special session of the Texas Legislature ended Friday without any legislation making it to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk...

House Speaker demands Democrats return to Texas, offers free plane ride home

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune The push to bring fugitive Texas Democrats back to Austin could be reaching new heights. House Speaker Dade Phelan on...

What’s the status of voting legislation in Texas?

By ACACIA CORONADO | Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is on course to become the nation's largest state to tighten restrictions...

Fetal “heartbeat” bill nears passage in Texas Legislature

Texas lawmakers are poised to enact sweeping restrictions on access to abortions, prohibiting the procedure as early as six weeks, and opening the door...