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Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'
Texas could soon follow North Carolina as the only states with "bathroom bills" now that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is on board
Exxon Mobil plans multi-billion dollar plant near Texas Gulf
Exxon Mobil Corp. and a Saudi partner have agreed to build a multibillion-dollar petrochemical plant near the Texas coast
Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is giving his first clear support for a "bathroom bill" that supporters say is similar to North Carolina's recent compromise but opponents still reject as discriminatory
Tough Texas 'sanctuary cities' bill moves closer to approval
A tough Texas bill cracking down on local police who refuse to help enforce federal immigration has cleared a key legislative hurdle toward becoming law
Sandra Bland's mom returns to Texas to urge police reforms
The mother of a black woman whose death in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop in 2015 is pushing for sweeping police reforms in her daughter's name
Texas Gov . Greg Abbott : NFL 'walking on thin ice' by wading into politics
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott criticized the NFL for suggesting last week that the state could miss out on hosting another Super Bowl if a bathroom bill targeting transgender people is enacted. Abbott, a Republican, told conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Tuesday that the NFL "is walking on thin ice"
15 Percent of Corpus Christi Cleared to Use Tap Water After Chemical Spill
The mayor of Corpus Christi, Texas, said today that 15 percent of the city now has access to potable tap water, nearly two days after a chemical spill left residents unable to drink or bathe in the tap water. "We've still got a big issue out there," Mayor Dan McQueen told reporters today, adding
Abortion Providers Sue to Stop Texas Rule Requiring Burial for Fetal Tissue
Abortion providers are challenging Texas in an effort to stop the state from implementing a rule that would require medical providers to bury or otherwise inter fetal and embryonic tissue from miscarriages or abortions. The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed the lawsuit on behalf lead
San Antonio Cop Fatally Shot While Giving Out Traffic Ticket
A San Antonio police officer was shot and killed while writing a traffic ticket this weekend, a shooting that appeared to be a targeted attack, officials said. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus told reporters Sunday that while the officer was writing a ticket, someone pulled up behind the