Sexual assault survivors and advocates gathered with state legislators Monday morning at the Texas State Capitol to share their experiences with sexual assault and express support for sexual assault legislation being introduced this session.
Higher education commissioner Raymund Paredes said he never lost sight of the students he was working to support in his 15 years on the job, even when it meant testifying to lawmakers at the Capitol until 1 a.m.
We're launching Curious Capitol, a series solely dedicated to answering any questions you have about what goes on inside the Texas Capitol. For the next few months, you can ask us anything that you've wanted to know about the state Legislature.
With the United States likely to have one million fatalities from the opioid crisis by 2020, Attorney General Ken Paxton launched a campaign to educate Texans on the dangers of prescription painkillers.
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, and Sen. Dawn Buckingham, R-Lakeway, introduced companion bills in the House and Senate that are designed to give craft brewers a privilege other alcohol distributors in Texas already have.