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Politics

Inauguration Tuesday for Texas' new leadership

Inauguration Tuesday for Texas' new leadershipThe stage is set at the capitol where Governor-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor-elect Dan Patrick will be sworn in.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Local

Dallas college student to be honored guest at State of the Union

Dallas college student to be honored guest at State of the UnionA young woman from Dallas will be the special guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union address Tuesday night.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Inside Texas Politics (1/18/15)

Inside Texas Politics (1/18/15)Incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says tax cuts are coming for Texans
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

All Fort Worth City Council members to run again

All Fort Worth City Council members to run againCouncilman Danny Scarth is the only council person to draw an opponent so far
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Dan Patrick on local control, abortion, and Al Roker

Dan Patrick on local control, abortion, and Al RokerLt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick talks about tax cuts, local control, abortion, and working with weatherman Al Roker.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Legislature reconvenes, Straus remains House speaker

Legislature reconvenes, Straus remains House speakerTax cuts, education and open carry are likely to be big issues in the 84th Texas Legislature
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Texas rep sorry for comment comparing Obama, Hitler

Texas rep sorry for comment comparing Obama, HitlerU.S. Rep. Randy Weber apologized for a controversial tweet that compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Patrick prioritizes lower property taxes

Patrick prioritizes lower property taxesCheap fuel offsets falling oil prices, comptroller says. Lowering property taxes a priority, Lt. Gov.-elect pledges.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Inside Texas Politics (1/11/15)

Inside Texas Politics (1/11/15)A looming sense of uncertainty surrounds the Texas budget
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Plano couple encouraged in fight for gay marriage in TX

Plano couple encouraged in fight for gay marriage in TXThe couple awaits a ruling on whether gay marriage will be recognized in Texas
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Collin County

Petition targets Plano equal rights measure

Petition targets Plano equal rights measureOpponents of a new city ordinance are seeking its repeal
  • Collin County
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Features

Four tons of brisket, 1,700 pies for Abbott inaugural

Four tons of brisket, 1,700 pies for Abbott inauguralEddie Deen is getting the menu together to feed 17,000 people at the inauguration for Governor-elect Greg Abbott.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Texas News

As prices plunge, has Texas' oil boom has gone bust?

As prices plunge, has Texas' oil boom has gone bust?North Texas may be able to escape any economic downturn associated with oil prices
  • Texas News
  • 3 weeks ago
Tarrant County

Ad puts spotlight on same-sex marriage issue

Ad puts spotlight on same-sex marriage issuePublic perception of same-sex marriage may be shifting in Tarrant County
  • Tarrant County
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Inside Texas Politics (1/4/15)

Inside Texas Politics (1/4/15)Our array of political pundits takes a look at the year ahead
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

George P. Bush sworn in as 28th Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush sworn in as 28th Texas Land CommissionerBush became the 28th Land Commissioner in Texas.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Eye on 2016 run? Jeb Bush resigns from all boards

Eye on 2016 run? Jeb Bush resigns from all boardsBush disclosed his resignation on New Year's Eve
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

TEA declines to investigate removal of DISD trustee

TEA declines to investigate removal of DISD trusteeThe Texas Education Agency has declined to investigate the removal of a Dallas ISD trustee by Superintendent Mike Miles from a local middle school, revealed a letter from the agency released December 18.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Crime

Cases in Hutchins public corruption probe dismissed

Cases in Hutchins public corruption probe dismissedA police public corruption probe that netted the then-mayor of Hutchins, the city secretary and eight former public works employees have been dismissed without explanation by the office of District Attorney Craig Watkins, News 8 has learned.
  • Crime
  • 4 weeks ago
Politics

Doctors discussing discharge dates for George H.W. Bush

Doctors discussing discharge dates for George H.W. BushBush will remain in the hospital over the weekend
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Newspaper: Plum state jobs going to Perry aides

Newspaper: Plum state jobs going to Perry aidesAn analysis by the Austin American-Statesman shows some of the hirings may have violated state law
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
News

George H.W. Bush will spend fourth night in hospital

George H.W. Bush will spend fourth night in hospitalBush's office said the 41st president remains in high spirits and continues to make progress.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Texas News

'Teriffic' Christmas for hospitalized George H.W. Bush

'Teriffic' Christmas for hospitalized George H.W. BushA spokesman for the family said the oldest living former US president is 'still doing well'
  • Texas News
  • 1 month ago
Texas News

H.W. Bush admitted to Houston hospital

H.W. Bush admitted to Houston hospitalThe nation's 41st president reportedly experience shortness of breath on Tuesday evening
  • Texas News
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Popular, powerful Houston Mayor Bob Lanier dies at 89

Popular, powerful Houston Mayor Bob Lanier dies at 89Lanier rode into office on the promise of putting more police on the streets, abandoning a Metro monorail plan and diverting transit funds into paving roads and sidewalks
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tarrant County

Wilson has change in mind for new role as Tarrant Co. DA

Wilson has change in mind for new role as Tarrant Co. DAWhen she takes office, Wilson will be without some top staff.
  • Tarrant County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Cruz won't apologize for spending bill delays

Cruz won't apologize for spending bill delaysGOP colleagues are being openly critical of the freshman Texas senator
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago