Texas infant with injection marks tests positive for heroin

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A 2-month-old girl tested positive for heroin and was placed on life support after being found unresponsive with injection...

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short

Some thought it might happen as early as 2014 — and then 2016, and, of course, in 2018. When all those elections proved disappointing, Texas...

Mission woman appointed to state health council

A Mission woman will have a place on a state-wide health council, Gov. Greg Abbott's office announced Monday. Abbott appointed Bonnie Notargiacomo, a program specialist...

New Texas rule lets social workers turn away clients who are LGBTQ or have...

By Edgar Walters Texas social workers are criticizing a state regulatory board’s decision this week to remove protections for LGBTQ clients and clients with disabilities...

Abbott appoints police chief, social worker to state task force

A lawman and a social worker from the Rio Grande Valley have been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to serve on the Task Force...

Counties temporarily blocked from offering multiple mail-in ballot drop-off locations

Texas Tribune | ProPublica Texas counties are currently blocked from setting up multiple drop-off locations for absentee ballots heading into the Nov. 3 general election...

Judge blocks order limiting Texas ballot drop-off locations

By ACACIA CORONADO | Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas on Friday halted Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's order...

Hinojosa talks state budget, legislative priorities

McALLEN — Texas is currently bracing for a nearly $5 billion budget deficit for the upcoming legislative session, but it can be managed through...

Voters, voting rights groups sue Abbott over order to close ballot drop-off locations

By Emma Platoff | Texas Tribune Voting rights advocates and civic groups have rushed to the courthouse in a bid to block Republican Gov. Greg...

Texas governor restricts mail-in ballot drop-off locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of locations where Texas voters can drop off their mail-in ballots has been vastly reduced to ensure poll...