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Sanctuary cities law means nothing new for Denton city, county officers
The Record-Chronicle sat down with Sheriff Tracy Murphree and Denton Deputy Police Chief Lenn Carter to set the record straight about the implications of the state's new sanctuary cities law, which goes into effect Sept. 1.
Texas Legislature fetes former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo
Legislation would make it easier to carry firearms
Texas backs convention that’ll never happen
AUSTIN -- Boom. Sure. But if Gov. Greg Abbott was really going for dramatic effect, he may want to look for a new type of political dynamite.
‘Sanctuary cities’ bill gets key modification
AUSTIN -- Was the Texas House "sanctuary cities" debate a defeat for Speaker Joe Straus?
Proposal would let Texas override feds
A proposal in the GOP-led Legislature would allow Texas to ignore federal law and court rulings and forgo enforcing national regulations.
‘Sanctuary cities’ bill heads for approval
Bill would allow recusals for gay marriage licenses
State backs tough ‘sanctuary city’ ban
AUSTIN -- The Texas House approved a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" Thursday, empowering local police to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so with jail.
Texas Senate endorses letting home-schoolers play in UIL
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Senate has approved a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school sports and other activities.
Texas Senate approves bill to make appraisal process for property more fair
Texas House defies Senate, decries vouchers — again
Voucher defeat in Legislature may hurt school finance fix
AUSTIN -- The Texas House all but buried school vouchers. Could the Senate do the same with the school finance fix?