$209 billion budget includes more money for public education (Austin) The Texas Senate ended the 84th Legislative session Monday, its first in 12 years under new leadership and a term that saw nine new members take office.
At the close of the Legislative session, State Senator Troy Fraser announced that he will not seek another term for the Texas Senate. “It is with a heavy heart, an overwhelming sense of pride, and not an ounce ofregret, that I am announcing I will not seek another term for Texas Senate,” Sen. Fraser said this […]
New laws would give local chiefs authority to require changes when facilities are not operating safely By Eric Galatas Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – A fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, exploded on April 17, 2013, killing 15 people, including 10 first responders. The plant had not been inspected in decades. Two […]
(Austin) Texas public schools could apply for additional money for pre-kindergarten programs as long as they agree to stricter accountability standards under a bill approved by the Senate on Thursday May 7, 2015.