Most states check whether children on Medicaid still qualify for the program once a year. Texas checks more often, using an automated system that critics say lead to kids losing coverage even though they're still eligible.
The remains of veterans found among unclaimed ashes left sitting for more than a decade are being escorted to their final resting place.The Patriot Guard motorcycle riders, will escort the caravan to San Antonio from the Potter County Courthouse where the remains were found.
The state of Texas has banned all prison chaplains from its execution chamber, days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the state was violating an inmate’s rights by not allowing a Buddhist chaplain into the death chamber with him.
In Dennis Bonnen’s first major test as speaker of the Texas House, the chamber he oversees resoundingly passed a $251 billion budget Wednesday after a long but largely civil debate — a departure from the dramatics that have typically defined such an affair.
The backlog — which was exacerbated by the state's switch to a new computer system for processing records in January — comes as the short-staffed Texas Department of State Health Services vies for a boost in funding. Meanwhile, families anxiously wait.
In an effort to continue working toward property tax reform, a Texas House chairman tasked with spearheading the issue this legislative session sent colleagues a new draft of his high-priority bill on Tuesday — the day before his committee could vote to advance the proposal.
Late Friday, the state of Texas sued Intercontinental Terminals — the Houston-based company whose petrochemical storage facility in the suburb of Deer Park caught fire last weekend and burned for days, sending a dramatic plume of black smoke over the nation’s fourth-largest city.
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents elected Christopher M. Huckabee and J. Michael Lewis chairman and vice chairman, respectively, during a special-called meeting of the board on Thursday afternoon.
Gov. Greg Abbott is urging Texas universities to re-evaluate their admissions processes in the wake of a federal investigation that led to bribery charges against a coach at the University of Texas at Austin.
On the night of the deadline to file bills this legislative session, Texas Senate leaders turned in their first crack at legislation designed to reform school finance — rounding out a series of proposals in the upper chamber aiming to address rising property taxes and fix the way the state pays for
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján introduced a bill today to provide relief to communities and businesses impacted by PFAS contamination in groundwater around Air Force Bases in New Mexico and across the country.
A memorial service for Officer Nathan Hayden Heidelberg is set for Friday, March 8 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Midland. Heidelberg was shot and killed in the line of duty early Tuesday morning in Midland.
Most associate Luke Perry with the hit ‘90s TV show “Beverly Hills, 90210,” however, it’s not the beaches in California, but instead the arenas in Texas many in the rodeo community feel the late actor should be remembered by.
After a contentious three-hour public hearing Monday, the Senate Finance Committee unanimously passed a bill that would provide annual $5,000 pay raises for all full-time classroom teachers in the state.