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In response to a letter sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath on Jan. 11, the TEA last week issued its draft of a plan to improve special education programs in school districts throughout the state.
A bus transporting 25 “offenders” headed to Abilene from Gatesville caught fire Wednesday afternoon, but no injuries were reported and all were safely removed, according to Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark.
A group of area cities will receive state-funded rifle-resistant body armor as part of a statewide program approved by the 85th Texas Legislature and signed into law May 27.
There are 26 new laws to pay attention to in 2018, but if you’re concerned about your property taxes in the Killeen area, there are several laws that went into effect Jan. 1 that could have an impact on your bill when tax time comes around.
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed five people — including Jim Yeonopolus, chancellor of Central Texas College — to the Task Force on Academic Credit and Industry Recognition for terms set to expire Dec. 1, 2021.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House approved billions of dollars for Hurricane Harvey relief funding on Thursday, a move hailed by advocates as a major step forward in repairing the devastated Texas coast if the U.S. Senate follows suit.
HOUSTON — Federal officials narrowed the possible paths for a Dallas-Houston bullet train down to one likely route Friday, providing an unknown number of rural Texans the most definitive answer so far as to whether their land will be in the path of the controversial project.
The Trump administration is guaranteeing Texas $135 million to continue helping more than 450,000 uninsured children and pregnant women if Congress doesn’t renew authorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
The United States House of Representatives passed key legislation on Thursday which will prevent Iran from having access to aircraft and other military equipment.
A record-breaking 8.7 million Texans will celebrate the holidays away from home, and motorists can expect peak congestion on Wednesday and Thursday as commuters mix with holiday travelers, according to AAA Texas.
The Department of Homeland Security’s announcement this week that its border enforcement strategy had resulted in a sharp decline in illegal crossings has renewed questions as to why the Trump administration wants even more agents on the southwest border.
Three months after Hurricane Harvey, 11 percent of Texas Gulf Coast residents said they were still displaced and 33 percent said they had been late on rent or mortgage payments, according to a new survey published Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation.
Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced Wednesday she’s running as a Democrat for Texas governor, joining an already crowded field of contenders lined up to challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in 2018.
Editor's note: This is the Tribune's second scorecard on Hurricane Harvey relief money. You can find the October scorecard here.
Vice President Mike Pence pressed the White House's case for a major tax code overhaul by the end of the year during a speech Wednesday to Republican governors in Austin.
HOUSTON — Voters in Houston have passed a $1 billion bond measure to help bolster the city’s cash-strapped police and municipal pensions.
HOUSTON (AP) — A college student has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 fatal stabbing of his mother who served on a Houston-area school board.
Only hours after First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs was ravaged by one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history on Sunday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Fox News that "arming some of the parishioners or the congregation" could help stop similar attacks from occurri…
For the second time in the last year, the State Board of Education rejected a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook, leaving teachers without any state-approved materials for Mexican-American studies courses.
In the days after a lone gunman at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs left at least 26 people dead, some members of the Texas Legislature are pushing for their fellow legislators and other top officials to examine whether the state's gun laws need to be changed.
Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Austin next week to address Republican governors' yearly meeting, according to the group.
AUSTIN — Texas voters have ratified all seven amendments proposed to the state Constitution.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Humble, announced Tuesday evening that he will retire from Congress.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, already sitting on a massive war chest for his re-election campaign, is getting some fundraising help from Vice President Mike Pence.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday that it has completed a major step toward construction of the Trump administration’s planned wall on the southern border with Mexico.
Killeen’s now-defunct red-light enforcement program may have violated state law when city officials did not conduct a sealed traffic engineering study prior to installing cameras at city intersections in 2008.
When it comes to an abundance of Puerto Rican culture in other parts of America, people may think of Florida and New York City as two places that stand out.
For the first time in Texas, public charter schools will receive state funding to pay for leasing and maintaining buildings and facilities — expanding their access to the state's limited money for public schools.
A district attorney has been probing whether Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton broke any laws by accepting a $100,000 gift from a CEO whose company was being investigated for alleged fraud, according to news reports.
All five living former U.S. presidents are coming to the Texas A&M University campus this month for a concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, the President George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced Wednesday.
A top state official is pushing back against the federal government's claim that Texas was among states whose election systems were targeted by Russian hackers ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
The widow of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, Taya Kyle posted a statement on her Facebook page about how she feels on the NFL kneeling protest. Chris Kyle was a United States Navy SEAL veteran and sniper. who served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of hero…
On the economic front, 2016 was a year of modest improvements for Texas residents. Incomes continued to creep up. Overall poverty slightly dipped. The share of poor children dropped in some areas of the state with the highest rates of child poverty.
17 balloons were released into the sky in memory of the 17 lives taken away so suddenly at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday.
In light of Wednesday's tragedy when an expelled student unleashed a hail of bullets inside a Florida high school and killed 17 people, officials at Caddo Parish Schools and Waskom Independent School District spoke out about their safety measures.