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Paid sick leave for some but not in Austin, until state...

With an appeal idling before the Texas Supreme Court, Austin, the first city to pass a paid sick leave ordinance in the state, will...

Top state criminal court stands by its decision on fees in...

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has declined to reconsider its November decision regarding overpayment of special prosecutors in a securities fraud case against...

Real estate proposed for new homeless shelter is pricey

The Austin City Council on Thursday is expected to consider spending as much as $8.6 million -- nearly 2 ½ times the assessed value...

Houston school district could have settled a $9 million copyright suit...

After declining to settle a claim of copyright violations in 2016 for $250,000, the Houston school district was saddled with a court judgment of...

Records raise questions about Kansas man doing autopsies in Texas

A Kansas man is taking heat from some Texas residents who allege he illegally performed private autopsies. According to a story from KXAN-TV in...
Haltom City open meetings

Bill would make “walking quorums” clearly illegal – and help Houston...

For Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath, the bottom line of what happened with open government this spring was that he got a green...

A second top public official in La Joya resigns

Mike Alaniz, a longtime administrator for the border city of La Joya, is resigning at the end of June in the wake of an...

Legislature left some pipes disconnected on plumbing regulation

To judge from the reaction this past week, the Texas Legislature’s failure to take action on the future of the Texas State Board of...

At UT, the truth might make you free – if you...

40303. If you want to figure out how many times University of Texas campus presidents have admitted students under a special-exceptions policy, you have to...