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U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocks ruling against Texas House map

August 31, 2017A lower court ruling that invalidated parts of the Texas House state map has been temporarily blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court. Responding...

After months of controversy, Texas bathroom bill dies quietly

August 16, 2017In the end, the controversial bathroom bill went quietly. For more than a year, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick led the crusade for...

Texas bathroom bill appears to be all but dead in special session

August 11, 2017Despite it serving, in part, as the reason lawmakers are back in Austin for legislative overtime, the Texas Legislature could very well...

Senate votes again to advance “bathroom bill”

July 25, 2017As part of Republican efforts to revive the controversial "bathroom bill," the Texas Senate on Tuesday gave initial approval to another version...

IBM ups the ante in fight against Texas bathroom bill

July 17, 2017As state lawmakers return to Austin for legislative overtime, tech giant IBM is stepping up its fight to defeat legislation it says...

Texas lawmakers, “bathroom bill” opponents prepare for round two

June 6, 2017Among the Elder family’s dinnertime conversations last year was nailing down which sports their son Ben wanted to try out over the...

Patrick, Straus deadlocked over “bathroom bill”

May 26, 2017The Texas Legislature appears to be at a stalemate on a “bathroom bill” that could push the legislative session into overtime. Refusing to...

Texas Senate will reject House’s “bathroom bill” compromise

May 23, 2017The legislative wrangling over where transgender Texans can use the bathroom isn’t over yet. State Sen. Larry Taylor said he will reject the House's...

Dan Patrick unconvinced by House action on bathrooms, property taxes

May 22, 2017After threatening to force a special session of the Texas Legislature unless lawmakers approve a "bathroom bill" and property tax legislation, Lt....

Patrick threatens to force special session over tax, bathroom bills

May 17, 2017With deadlines looming, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday threatened to push for a special session of the Legislature to pass a...

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What to Do: Up Against the Wall, the ‘Boys and accountants in capes

When I graduated from Paschal in 1973, I started off at then-Tarrant County Junior College (now Tarrant County College), but I hung...

Dunkin’ shares soar after buyout talks with Arby’s owner

By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer The Dunkin' doughnuts and coffee chain confirmed it's held talks to be taken...

Stocks have their worst day in a month as virus cases surge

By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, deepening last...

Big 12 sets kickoff time for TCU game with Tech

The Big 12 Conference announced that TCU's Nov. 7 home football game versus Texas Tech will have a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and...