Houston-area toxic waste site removed from priority cleanup list

A pit of toxic sludge along the San Jacinto River east of Houston is no longer on a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency priority cleanup list, the agency announced Monday. The…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas–  Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that his office’s prosecution of Backpage.com has resulted in the company pleading guilty to human trafficking in Texas and…

Federal Court promptly disposes of City’s meritless motion Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “This is the fourth time a court has ruled against the City of Houston in this case.…

By Jesse Byrnes President Trump signed a memorandum on Friday ordering agencies to “expeditiously end” the practice known as “catch and release” that allows immigrants caught in the U.S. without proper documents…

As lawsuits over Texas chemical disaster add up, advocates blame Arkema and rules regulating it

CROSBY — Most of the houses along Crosby Eastgate Road and its neighboring streets are one-story outfits on sprawling green lots. In their driveways are spare trucks, old armchairs or…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar supporting proposed rules that would assure…

New law does not violate the Constitution & prevents Texas from becoming a Sanctuary for Criminal Aliens who endanger the public By Hans A. von Spakovsky Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON,…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a coalition of 18-states, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the Trump administration’s lawsuit against California over state laws that…

1.2+ million documents in Clinton’s Email Server Investigation Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte earlier today subpoenaed the Department of Justice for documents regarding…

“She’s accountable to the Missouri people for trying to thwart the Trump Agenda.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “He fights the press, he fights with the Chinese, the North…

Charges include Ballot Theft, Mail-In Ballot Fraud, Vote Harvesting & Illegal Voting. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Kara Sands, Nueces County Clerk, had a direct and blunt message for the…

“Blow to leftist Democrats & pro-illegal alien advocates.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I definitely think that what we’ve got here is a good example that other states can…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today praised a ruling by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that upholds all…

By 1776 Coalition Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to California the same day he announced a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the state’s immigration policies.…

Federal government may fight alongside Texas in water dispute, U.S. Supreme Court rules

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with a statement from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. In the fight against New Mexico over the critical Rio Grande water supply, Texas…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a 13-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…

“Ensure Texans, Americans better choice for health coverage at affordable prices” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The U.S. Supreme Court already admitted that an individual mandate without a tax…

“Local governments cannot simply ignore laws they do not like.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I am grateful that the court recognized Kilgore ISD’s attempt to siphon money away…

3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a major case alleging the manufacturer damaged natural resources and contaminated groundwater by…

“The Pro-Life Bill we passed this last Legislative Session was more conservative than the bill Wendy Davis filibustered a couple years ago — and yes, we did defund Planned Parenthood.…