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Broad Texas school safety bill proposes threat assessment teams, expanded emergency training

After an extended evening recess, Sen Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, begins an explanation of the committee substitute to House...

Gov. Greg Abbott raves about Dallas’ teacher incentive pay program. But it’s hard to...

Natasha Boone high fives a student as they went over a story the class was reading Jan. 14,...

Texans want voter approval of property tax hikes, says UT/TT Poll

Photo Illustration by Jeff Heimsath / Emily Albracht for The Texas Tribune Texas voters believe local governments should have voter...

Texans don’t see eye-to-eye on climate, health care or taxes, UT/TT Poll finds

Photo Illustration by Eddie Seal / Emily Albracht for The Texas Tribune If you’re interested in the partisan divide in...

Prosecutor declares freed Texas death row inmate Alfred Dewayne Brown innocent, paving way for...

Alfred Dewayne Brown hugs his sister Connie Brown on the day of his release, June 8, 2015. ...

Nearly 200 immigrants in Texas detention facilities have mumps

A measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Nearly...

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro “seriously” considering run against U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) speak during a roundtable discussion with San Antonio...

Will Texas decriminalize marijuana this year? There is growing support.

Sydney Sigler, 26, holds her daughter in her home this week in Robinson. Sigler says she's paid a...

Report: Harris County buyouts of flooded homes have been less than strategic

People walk along the Barker Reservoir Dam in Houston on Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017. Torrential rains from Hurricane Harvey...

Analysis: How the Texas Senate handles David Whitley could reverberate for years

Texas Secretary of State David Whitley at a state Senate Committee on Nominations hearing on Feb. 7, 2019....

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