A new Texas budget that continues spending $800 million on border security but puts little new money into public schools is nearing the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott.
Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that left Texas's capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers stepped in.
Texas' Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, putting the hotly debated legislation in jeopardy.
The bipartisan proposal asks Texans renewing their driver licenses to donate $1 or more for rape kits awaiting analysis.
Police say a man charged in the slaying of an ex-girlfriend has been accused of killing a second woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake.