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Court decisions have weakened Texas’ open government laws. Advocates hope that’s addressed this year.

State Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, has filed two bills aimed improving Texas' open government laws. ...

State monitor orders Houston school trustees to halt superintendent search, according to reports

Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Monday expanded the duties of a state monitor overseeing some Houston school...

State monitor orders Houston school trustees to halt superintendent search, according to reports

Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Monday expanded the duties of a state monitor overseeing some Houston school...

Border Patrol closes West Texas checkpoints as influx of migrants strains resources

The Border Patrol inspection station on U.S. 67 between Presidio and Marfa. ...

Beto O’Rourke hires former top Obama aide as campaign manager

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso speaks to his supporters at the final campaign rally before elections at...

Texas investigating highly contagious whooping cough at state Capitol

The House floor during the 86th legislative session. Jan. 9, 2019. Miguel...

Texas Senate advances bill to shore up teacher pension fund

State Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, authored the teacher pension bill. Bob Daemmrich...

With Democrats saying “we will not join this charade,” Texas House committee delays hearing...

Texas State Capitol. Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune A...

Analysis: Some of the secrets of Texas government aren’t supposed to be secrets

State Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, during the Senate Education Committee meeting on Mar. 5, 2019. ...

Environmentalists take petrochemical giant Formosa to court over plastics pollution

Diane Wilson takes a break from organizing bins containing thousands of plastic pellets that she and other activists...

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