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Texas lawmakers hope an additional $200 million will decrease dreaded wait times at driver’s license centers

ByMay 26, 2019State lawmakers are poised to spend more than $200 million to decrease Texans' wait times for driver's licenses. The lion’s share of...

Texas House advances bill banning cities from partnering with Planned Parenthood on any services

May 17, 2019Texas and its local governments would no longer be able to partner with abortion providers or their affiliates — even for services...

Texas high-speed rail project dodges bullet after budget rider dies

May 15, 2019The Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project dodged a bullet this week when lawmakers hashing out the state budget released their decision to strike...

Red-light cameras could be removed from Texas intersections after House vote

May 7, 2019Republican lawmakers, who have been trying for years to unplug red-light cameras, just scored a win on Tuesday with the tentative passage...

Texans could soon know more about how much money their toll agencies spend after debt and maintenance costs are paid

May 6, 2019The Texas House isn’t yet ready to remove tolls from roads whose construction costs have been paid off. But lawmakers in the...

Electric scooters could soon be kicked off Texas sidewalks, if state Senate gets its way

May 1, 2019Texans could soon be banned from riding electric scooters along sidewalks in the cities where the divisive devices have recently popped up....

Texas House advances resolution to allow Texans to vote on daylight saving time

April 23, 2019What should be the future of “Texas Time”?Legislators have been battling over this question for decades — and soon Texas voters may...

Texas high-speed rail developer doesn’t want state money. But the Senate’s state budget could still delay the project.

April 3, 2019Dallas-Houston bullet train developer Texas Central Partners LLC said its project could be delayed by a provision added to the Texas Senate's...

Backlash builds against UTEP president nominee Heather Wilson

March 26, 2019Earlier this month, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson was chosen as the next president of the University of Texas at El Paso,...

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson chosen as the next president of University of Texas at El Paso

March 8, 2019Heather Wilson, the 24th secretary of the Air Force, will be the next president of the University of Texas at El Paso. The...

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