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Texas police chiefs start adapting to sanctuary cities law

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Nomaan Merchant

HOUSTON (AP) -- Even as a new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply, rewriting training manuals and withdrawing policies that prevented officers from asking people whether they are in the United States illegally.

Texas Senate advances scaled-back school finance plan

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The Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Senate has advanced a once-sweeping school finance plan, but only after scaling it back so much that it will only offer about $500 million in extra funding for some school districts statewide and teacher retirement.

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Austin College board names new president

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DRC Staff

During his four years at the private college with a student body of approximately 1,600 undergraduates and 200 graduate students, he also has served as interim vice president of advancement and special assistant to the president.