Support is growing for legislation that would allow prisoners, even those convicted of violent crimes, to reduce their sentences through good behavior.
The debate over the proper role of standard tests in evaluating student performance returns to the Capitol.
Unlike most states, the Texas Legislature only meets every other year.
While the odds are stacked against Julie Oliver in her run for U.S. Congress, she has some advantages over Democrats who have run in Texas’ Congressional District 25 in the past.
Kittens up for adoption in Austin find love, care and mountains of toys at an unlikely place: the Travis County jail.
byChristopher De Los Santos
The new system will cost $12 million to $14 million, and some money already has been allocated.
President Trump and the National Rifle Association tout hardening as a better response than gun-control measures.
byTaylor Jackson Buchanan
If Congress does not create a legal pathway for DACA recipients to remain in the country, many will be vulnerable to possible deportation.
Carrying 50-pound backs during training can be punishing for women. The military is responding with equipment adapted for their bodies.
Arrests and the state’s new “sanctuary cities” law make life harder for everyone on the East Side, including law enforcement.
There’s a consensus behind an $11 billion project for Galveston Bay, but funding remains elusive.
Joseph Han risked his life to flee his country during a famine. He’s now one of about 500 former North Koreans living in the U.S.
byOmar Rodríguez Ortiz
Tom Kennedy delivered hundreds of postcards to the Texas governor’s office in an effort to raise awareness about mental illness.
byMary K. Cantrell and Betsy Joles
Some students could be in admitted in May, after the president’s immigration ban was initially set to expire.
The plan would increase ridership and revenue. But it also means many people would have to find new routes to work, school or services.