AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A legislative committee examining ways to better-protect youngsters in Texas foster care will convene for the first time since two foster children drowned over July Fourth weekend. 193 more words
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The drumbeat never ceases! A coalition of groups in the state is calling for a limit to be placed on the Legislature for spending increases. While all of us want the Legislature to be wise in its spending patterns, will we continue to cutback and starve state services on minimal or no increases? 434 more words
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas is struggling to handle a surge of immigrants along the border as the numbers push toward record levels.
The U.S. Border Patrol says agents in South Texas have made nearly 160,000 arrests since the Oct. 347 more words
The City of Cuney, Texas was supposed to conduct a general election this May, but apparently didn’t. This little failure of democracy didn’t make much of a splash outside of Cherokee County, and was likely of only passing interest to most of the residents in Cherokee County, who may have presumed that the city council had successfully cancelled its election owing to a lack of contested races. 522 more words