Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo's plastic bag ban, likely ending others

The Texas Supreme Court handed a loss to local government on Friday, ruling that a Laredo ban on plastic bags violates state law. The decision imperils other cities’ bans across the…

“The previous ruling not only cost a life, but could have paved the way for extending American citizens’ rights to all unlawfully-present aliens with no substantial connection to this country.”…

“Our coalition is confident it will prevail with its lawsuit to end DACA.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Activist judges should not stand in the way of the president fulfilling…

Obamacare still imposes rising costs, transfer of power to the federal government Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “From the outset, Obamacare’s individual mandate caused countless Americans to purchase insurance they…

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.…

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,…

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…

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…

“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…

Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case

Plastic bag bans in Texas are hanging in the balance following oral arguments in a state Supreme Court case Thursday morning. In the case Laredo Merchants Association v. The City…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. President Trump…

Former B/CS CVB President Left With A Separation Agreement Of More Than $92,000

On June 30, the longtime president of the Bryan/College Station convention and visitors bureau (B/CS CVB)…now known as Experience Bryan/College Station…left the agency. In September, WTAW News asked the agency…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today reaffirmed his support for President Trump’s nominations of Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and former Texas Solicitor General…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement on the successful settlement in the lawsuit filed against the federal Bureau of Land…

Man Accused Of Sutherland Springs Church Shooting Should Not Have Been Allowed To Buy Guns Due To A Bad Conduct Discharge

Representatives of multiple agencies involved in Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs updated reporters Monday morning. There was evidence of a domestic family situation involving the suspect and his mother-in-law,…

26 Killed, Around 20 Injured From Church Shooting SE of San Antonio

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a church in Texas (all times local): 6:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says the deadly church shooting in Texas…

Crosby plant explosion highlights state efforts to block access to chemical information

Residents of Crosby woke Thursday morning to a 40-foot plume of black smoke darkening their sky. Don’t worry, said both government officials and personnel from Arkema, the owner of the…

Judge Denies Tommy Wallis Contempt Motion Against Bryan ISD

Former Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis has lost his attempt to hold the district in civil contempt of court for not protecting documents critical of his job performance. Wallis…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a coalition of 16 states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court supporting President Trump’s executive…