Texas needs to be better prepared to respond to emerging infectious diseases like Ebola, the director of a new state task force on such diseases said Thursday.
That group, the American Legislative Exchange Council or "ALEC," proposed legislation to roll back government mandates for greater use of renewable energy.
It might be tempting to romanticize the Tea Party as something distinct from the Republican Party, but poll data suggests that Tea Party voters would support using government power to enact unquestionably conservative policies.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) issued a statement to mark the five-year anniversary of the signing of President Obama’s stimulus plan.
The annual banquet for the Potter/Randall Democratic Club stops by Amarillo.
Republicans in Congress are divided over whether to support legislation granting historic workplace protections to gay and lesbian Americans, another vivid illustration of the party's internal tug-of-war between ideology and political considerations.
In his first major policy address as a gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Greg Abbott proposed tighter constitutional limits on state spending and increased constraints on the multibillion-dollar Rainy Day Fund.
Lawmakers hope to get some answers today in Washington about why healthcare.gov is not working for many people.
Seeking to block the state of Texas from implementing new abortion regulations, plaintiffs representing abortion providers argued Monday in a federal court that the state’s law violates the constitutional right of women to access the procedure. But the state’s attorneys defended Texas’ right to enact laws that advance protections for the life of a fetus.
The race for the Texas Governor comes to town.
We asked Sen. Cruz if he supports, or is against sending troops to Syria.
Political season doesn't really start until Labor Day.
Tom Pauken, waging a longshot bid to be the GOP nominee for Texas governor, attacked front-runner Greg Abbott Thursday for joining forces with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to block a proposed airline merger.
Two young women from the High Plains intern for Congressman Mac Thornberry.
Attorney General Greg Abbott, stepping out of the long shadow cast by the famous politician he wants to replace, is disputing claims that he had a deal not to run against Gov. Rick Perry and says he hasn’t hesitated to oppose him when it was right for Texas.