AUSTIN (KXAN)- On Monday, a retired three-star General from the U.S. Air Force and a retired Rear Admiral from the British Navy will be talking to Texas lawmakers about the national security threats posed by climate change. 58 more words
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott made expanding pre-kindergarten programs an “emergency item,” fast-tracking bills on the topic through the Legislature.
Lawmakers have wasted little time filing major bills to expand early education, but there’s disagreement on how best to do so. 476 more words
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Texas lawmaker wants “American Sniper” Chris Kyle to receive the nation’s top military award. Congressman Roger Williams on Friday filed the Chris Kyle Medal of Honor Act. 53 more words
AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s first three appointees to the University of Texas System Board of Regents found their road to confirmation facing some tough obstacles Thursday from Senate Republicans. 415 more words
AUSTIN (KXAN) – In an ever changing state, Texas authorities need to stay up to date on everything from drones to human trafficking.
This session, House Speaker Joe Straus created the Select Committee on Emerging Issues in Texas Law Enforcement. 400 more words