The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide a major abortion case that could eventually lead to dramatic restrictions on abortion access. Here are some questions and answers about the case.
State lawmakers are now trying to change the way ERCOT is governed by requiring members to live in Texas and giving more board seats to political appointees — changes that experts say may do little to improve the power grid.
Speculation that Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick might want to be governor someday underestimates his current advantages over the current occupant of that office, Gov. Greg Abbott.
While some may see the rolling back of social distancing rules as a welcome step closer to normal, public health experts warn the U.S. is setting itself up for failure — again. Here's the latest virus news.
After those two appointees left the commission, it handed down just a warning to the judge, Dianne Hensley.
The Age of Trump has, for good or ill, defined political courage down. What has it done to political cowardice?
It has been a persistent problem for President Trump's administration: an apparent failure to recognize red flags when vetting potential hires and appointees.
For much of the country's first 150 years, ambassadorships were distributed almost entirely to the rich and well-connected. But by the end of World War I, the public had seen enough to conclude this practice was putting some of the United States' most crucial jobs in the hands of incompetents. It demanded action, and in 1924, Congress launched reforms that gave most ambassadorial posts to members of a newly created professional diplomatic corps.
Bland lost her Houston appeals court seat in the November 2018 election.
The nod creates a vacancy on the state's highest civil court, giving Gov. Greg Abbott his third opportunity to make an appointment.
Will the president's declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall stand at the Supreme Court? If the consequences were not so gr…
A day earlier, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals struck down a provision of the law that makes it a crime for public officials to deliberate privately in small groups.
While 800,000 federal workers go without pay during a partial shutdown, hundreds of top Trump administration officials are poised to get raises barring new budget legislation.
Understaffed White House appointment office fell way behind in filling key posts.
On Jan. 31, Gov. Greg Abbott gave an impassioned speech from the dais of the Texas House floor. He laid out his priorities for the 85th Legisl…
The Nominations Committee of the Texas Senate voted 5-0 Thursday morning to move forward with Gov. Greg Abbott's appointees to the Texas A&…
Obscured by the blockbuster announcement of the Kyle Field renovation plans was the creation of two new vice chancellor positions by the Texas…