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After months of store closures and layoffs, border businesses eager to welcome back Mexican...

For 19 months, business owners along the Texas-Mexico border have seen a drastic drop in customers because of COVID-19 travel restrictions. With land borders...

Houston state Rep. Dan Huberty, who spearheaded Texas’ 2019 public education overhaul in Legislature,...

Earlier this year, Huberty was arrested in Montgomery County after he crashed his car into another vehicle and failed a sobriety test. The lawmaker...

It’s cheap, easy to make and in demand overseas. So why can’t this Texas-born...

A Houston vaccine team would like a U.S. distributor but for now focuses its efforts abroad to inoculate those in countries where COVID-19 variants...

Texas legislators pass most — but not all — of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priority...

Lawmakers approved new political maps and decided how to spend COVID-19 relief money. But they didn’t pass bills about vaccine mandates or the criminal...

Texas Republicans send Gov. Greg Abbott a new congressional map that protects GOP power,...

After a few last-minute alterations, the state's new congressional districts are drawn and await the scrutiny of federal courts. Already, one lawsuit has been...

As legislative session’s clock winds down, Texas Senate throws Hail Mary on property tax...

The 11th-hour mad dash came as the House and the Senate had not yet produced a final compromise of the Senate’s priority property tax...

First lawsuit filed challenging new Texas political maps as intentionally discriminatory

Before they’re even signed into law, the state’s new maps for congressional and statehouse districts have been challenged in federal court by the Mexican...

Longtime U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will run in the Austin area’s new congressional district

The Austin Democrat, who has served in Congress since 1995, currently represents the 35th District, which stretches down to San Antonio. He will run...

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to halt restrictive abortion law, arguing that Texans are...

A panel of federal appellate judges ruled last week that the state’s near-total abortion ban would remain in place while its constitutionality is challenged.

Texas bill to block COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employers stalls in the Senate as...

A prohibition on vaccine mandates is one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities for the special session, but it does not appear to have enough...

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