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Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S.,...

Texas Supreme Court refuses to resume Planned Parenthood suit challenging abortion law

By Reese Oxner, The Texas Tribune The Texas Supreme Court denied a request Monday from Planned Parenthood to resume its lawsuit, filed in a state...

Eddie Lucio III to not seek reelection for House seat

State Rep. Eddie Lucio III, D-Brownsville, announced on Friday that he will not seek reelection in 2022. Lucio made the announcement on his Twitter Page...

New redistricting map increases GOP strength, decreases Black and Hispanic majority districts

By Cassandra Pollock and Carla Astudillo, The Texas Tribune Texas House members on Thursday released its first proposal for a new map redrawing the chamber's...

Texas unveils new congressional map, cuts Black and Hispanic districts

By PAUL J. WEBER, The Associated Press AUSTIN — Texas Republicans proposed redrawn congressional maps Monday that would shore up their slipping dominance and bolster...

With Abbott’s blessing, lawmakers fast-track property tax cut proposal

By Joshua Fechter, The Texas Tribune With the renewed backing of Gov. Greg Abbott, legislation to cut property tax rates is on a fast track...

Texas abortion law strains clinics: ‘Exactly what we feared’

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One Texas woman traveled nearly 1,000 miles to Colorado for an abortion. Others are driving...

Texas bill requiring cash bail for violent crimes becomes law

By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed into law sweeping GOP-led bail legislation that requires people accused of violent crimes...

Texas GOP bets on hard right turn amid changing demographics

By WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans in America's largest conservative state for years racked up victories under...

New Texas elections law carries costs and threat of litigation for all 254 counties

Allie Morris The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas — In Tom Green County last election, the line of people waiting to cast a ballot from...