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Bass picked as new head of transportation agency

The Texas Transportation Commission appointed a new executive director for the Texas Department of Transportation Thursday: James Bass, the agency’s longtime chief financial officer. Commissioners...

Fort Worth’s Lon Burnam joins race for open Railroad Commission seat

Former state Rep. Lon Burnam, a Fort Worth Democrat, said Sunday that he has filed to run for a seat on the Texas Railroad Commission,...

Texas taxpayers foot $2.7 million bill for WrestleMania

Gov. Greg Abbott has agreed to spend up to $2.7 million in taxpayer funds to bring the barrage of blood, sweat and spandex that...

Abbott leading state trip to Cuba next week

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he will lead a state delegation to Cuba next week, just less than a year after President Barack...

Texas AG asked if fantasy sports sites violate Texas law

Days after New York's attorney general declared daily fantasy sports sites to be illegal gambling, a Texas lawmaker has asked Attorney General Ken Paxton to...

Judge dismisses Austin’s tax lawsuit against state

A Travis County district judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday by the city of Austin that challenged the state's property tax system. Austin filed the lawsuit in August, arguing...

Ahead of 2017 session, Straus issues directives for House

Fourteen months ahead of the next legislative session, House Speaker Joe Straus issued more than 150 interim charges Wednesday, directing committees to study a...

Voters OK amendments; Houston ordinance defeated

With almost 90 percent of all precincts counted, statewide measures aimed at cutting property taxes, boosting funding for road projects and reiterating Texans' right...

North Texas firm central to questions about Carson’s ethics

On the campaign trail, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson is seeing nothing but good things out of Texas. Four months ahead of the state’s...

Firms vying to help Texas build gold depository

Major international players in the precious metals industry — and some local upstarts — are hoping to get a piece of Texas’ plan to launch...

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