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September Arguments Set For Texas School Finance Case

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AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court has set a September 1 date to hear the massive school finance case that has entangled the Legislature and hundreds of school districts for several years. 81 more words


Faux Resistance from Texas

In the wake of the recent Supreme Court rulings, I have noticed a lot of buzz about the government leaders in Texas, Governor Abbot and Attorney General Paxton.  935 more words

Task force will oversee campus carry plan for UT

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Even though the campus carry law doesn’t go into effect until Aug. 1, 2016, University of Texas Austin President Greg Fenves says he’s assembling a task force to create policies that comply with the new law. 104 more words


Texas creates state website for children with special needs

AUSTIN (AP) — A Texas task force has created what officials call a first-of-its-kind website designed to help families who have children with disabilities and special needs. 117 more words


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's opinion could spark legal battles

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The top cop in the state of Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton, says no matter the law on gay marriage, Texans are still protected by the first amendment when it comes to religious freedoms. 266 more words


Supreme Court blocks restrictive Texas abortion-clinic rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas’ 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them. 582 more words


Gay marriage ruling response by Abbott, Paxton is absurd

I’ll be honest. I needed some good news this week.

I needed to know that our nation’s justices ruled on the basis of law, not on politics. 601 more words