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Texas House Republicans are fighting over release of Bonnen-Sullivan meeting tape

State Rep. Jonathan Stickland said Thursday he heard Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen offer conservative watchdog Michael Quinn Sullivan media credentials in exchange for...
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Dallas sick leave ordinance challenged in federal court

Two days before the City of Dallas was set to implement a mandatory paid sick leave ordinance for local businesses, two area businesses challenged...
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Sullivan’s claim about Bonnen meeting might backfire, Rice professor predicts

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen is likely to emerge the winner and conservative watchdog Michael Quinn Sullivan the loser in a fight over dueling...

South Texas school board election voided over vote fraud issues

The Hidalgo school district must hold another board election after a Hidalgo County judge declared the November contest was tainted by mail-in ballot fraud. Mentor...

Restraining order is latest scene in Castle Hill’s long-running drama

A Bexar County district judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing city officials from taking any punitive action against three city council members...
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Lists of “unreliable officers” part of ongoing controversy

Activists in Harris County are asking the prosecutor’s office to release a list of police officers whose records prevent or limit their use as...

Liberty Hill backs off unpopular annexation

Surprising one of the biggest crowds ever at city hall, the Liberty Hill City Council Monday night voted unanimously to drop its proposed annexation...

Fort Worth area official sets up clash with new law on...

Randy Armstrong, board president of the White Settlement school district on Fort Worth’s west side, says he will not step down, challenging part of...

Small cities seeking to get annexations OK’d just ahead of new...

Residents of 104 properties outside the city limits of Liberty Hill say they intend to sue if necessary to block a forced annexation of...