A homecoming queen was on her way home from the prom early Sunday morning when she was swept away and killed by flood waters, about 35 miles from San Antonio, and just miles away from her home of Devine Texas. Her body has now been recovered.
An attorney out of Austin, Texas has filed motions to remove three McLennan County judges who have set and retained $1 million bonds on bikers arrested at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas.
A controversial open carry advocate is calling for the arrest and hanging of Texas state elected officials who voted against an open carry bill. Open carry activists in Texas have denounced him.
A panel of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has refused to remove an order that blocks the President from implementing his executive amnesty program, which would prevent deportations and grant work permits to millions of illegal immigrants.
President Barack Obama told press corps in the Oval Office this morning that he spoke with Texas Governor Greg Abbott and assured him that Texas can count on the federal government to help Texans. The Lone Star State has sustained historic damage from catastrophic floodwaters that hit the state over the Memorial Day holiday and weekend.
Pro-life legislation making it more difficult for Texas judges to bypass parental notification when their children are seeking an abortion is gaining speed in the Lone Star State. The bill is sponsored by Senator Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) and strengthens judicial bypass laws. After four hours of debate on the Texas Senate floor on Memorial Day, it received preliminary approval by a 20-11 vote margin. The bill now goes to a third reading as amended on Tuesday, May 26th.
A former Nueces County Commissioner has confirmed that his two grandchildren and daughter-in-law are missing after being swept-away in flood waters near Wimberly, Texas. His son was seriously hurt when the home his family was staying in was overtaken by the flood.
A long time statutory probate judge in Harris County, Texas, is raising an issue which begs the question of where the legislature’s power over the judiciary begins and ends. It is his opinion, that Senate Bill 1876, relating to appointing attorneys, mediators, or guardians, via a rotating list, is unconstitutional as violative of the separation of powers.
A Twin Peaks biker refused to show up for a motorcycle safety proclamation at a Waco City Council meeting. He took issue with Waco PD’s characterization of the bikers as criminals and said it was Waco PD, not the bikers, who put others in harm’s way.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott addressed those in attendance at a Memorial Day service at a joint session of the legislature and promised “We will continue to fight for the freedom they died for.”
A woman testifying for Moms Demand Action has been called on the carpet for misleading the Texas Senate in that the tragic killing of her husband by her son resulted from the use of a firearm. In reality, her son killed his father with a pipe wrench and a knife.
The “Pastor Protection” bill, designed to protect pastors and their churches when refusing to perform a same-sex marriage, passed the Texas House with bipartisan support. The bill will go immediately to Texas Governor Abbott, who has vowed to sign it.
One of the nine bikers killed outside the Twin Peaks Restaurant in Waco, Texas served in Vietnam, and was a Purple Heart recipient. Although some news accounts have claimed all nine of the slain bikers belonged to criminal gangs, he was not even a member of a motorcycle club, and had no criminal record.
Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, has threaten an orange flood repeat at the Texas Capitol if Planned Parenthood’s cancer screening program is defunded.
The Texas Senate passed House Bill 1187 designating a segment of U.S. Hwy 287 in Midlothian, as the Chris Kyle Memorial Highway. The Texas House passed the bill earlier this month. The bill will now go to Governor Greg Abbott for signing and making the bill law.
Women from Moms Demand Action, an anti-gun organization funded by Michael Bloomberg, lined up at the Texas Capitol this week to hypnotize legislators by reading from a prepared script.
Leaders of open carry groups were confident that House Bill 910 would proceed through the Senate State Affairs committee on Monday; however, leaders of these groups vary as to their confidence of the open carry bill’s eventual passage. The leaders
A consumer protection bill authored by Senator Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) is designed to eliminate catastrophic weather lawsuit abuse, while ensuring homeowners receive claims payments from insurers that are both fair and timely.
The lawsuit brought by a gay couple against United Airlines for allegedly exposing their feces-covered sex toy has been dismissed by a judge.
The controversial P.C. training session that was the brain-child of a male Austin Assistant City Manager has resulted in his suspension, pending an investigation.
If passed by the Texas Legislature, the bill would have increased pay to either $10.10 an hour, or the federal minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (currently $7.25 per hour for non-exempt employees), whichever was higher.
City officials brought a male city manager from a small city in Florida to teach the course on dealing with women. His credentials? His local city council in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, consisted of all women.
A Texas State House Joint Resolution passed Thursday would, if passed by the Texas State Senate, ask the U.S. Congress to call an Article 5 convention, which would propose Constitutional amendments to impose fiscal restraint on the federal government, reduce its powers and jurisdiction, and limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress.
HOUSTON, Texas – Christopher Bridgeman and his husband, Martin Borger, have sued United Airlines saying an employee intentionally maneuvered their duffle bag to expose a fecal covered sex toy. The purple sex toy was exposed as it traveled on an airport carousel in Virginia.
The Texas Attorney General issued an Attorney General Opinion on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 favorable to University of Texas Regent Wallace Hall. The opinion states that a university cannot prohibit individual regents from having access to copies of university records unless a state or federal law provides otherwise.