Texas Housers urged state lawmakers this afternoon to ensure that all neighborhoods where Texans make their homes meet the basic needs for a decent quality of life: clean drinking water and air, proper drainage infrastructure, and essential lighting and sidewalks. 674 more words
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AUSTIN (AP) — A top Texas senator says current policies against sexual harassment are so ambiguous that she “would be hesitant” to come forward with a complaint. 111 more words
The Texas Capitol hosts the Texas Senate and the Texas House of Representatives, along with legislators’ offices, and some other offices.
The Senate and the House each have a Christmas tree. 7 more words
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas version of a North Carolina-style “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people again sputtered out Tuesday, leaving Republican Gov. Greg Abbott with little path forward this year over what became one of the most divisive measures in any U.S. 605 more words
AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas Senate has advanced a once-sweeping school finance plan, but only after scaling it back so much that it will only offer about $500 million in extra funding for some school districts statewide and teacher retirement. 108 more words
AUSTIN (AP) – The Texas House has given preliminary approval to a bill requiring women to purchase separate insurance policies for coverage of abortions, except during medical emergencies. 125 more words