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25 May 2013 5 shares 5 View comments The world's tallest tower swing ride, which sends those foolhardy enough to get on-board a whopping 400 feet up in the air, was officially opened on Saturday at the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park in Arlington.
Texas The Texas Secretary of State's office is requesting a federal database of legal immigrants to check against voter registration records. Agency spokesman Rich Parsons said Wednesday that Texas wants access to the federal government's Systematic
Judge Prevents Ban on Funds to Planned Parenthood Published: May 1, 2012 A federal judge in Austin on Monday prevented Texas from enforcing a rule that would have banned Planned Parenthood from participating in a health care program for low-income
Texas The Texas Secretary of States is launching a voter education drive for the 2012 election. Wednesday to answer Texans' questions about voting laws and dismiss many misperceptions about voting. The Texas primary elections moved from March 6 to
Over the past two years, Texas has regained as many non-farm jobs as it lost in the recent recession, the state's chief revenue estimator is expected to tell House budget writers on Tuesday. The state economy has added 440,000 payroll jobs since
Tell us Texas added 20,200 nonfarm jobs in December and was up 204,500 for the year, and the states jobless rate fell to 7.8 percent in December, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday. The jobless rate compared to 8.1 percent in November and 8.
Texas The Texas attorney general has blasted a federal court over proposed maps for the state House and Senate districts. A federal court invited parties to comment on the redistricting maps on Friday. Attorney General Gregg Abbot blasted the San
Texas The Texas drought has left a lake too low to keep supplying water to nearly a dozen Panhandle cities. The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority near Amarillo has voted to stop using Lake Meredith after four decades. This year water was
Texas The Texas attorney general has filed a lawsuit accusing a gas station company of diluting medium- and premium-grade fuel with regular unleaded. The lawsuit filed Thursday by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott against Petroleum Wholesale L.P.
Texas The Texas Senate is expected to vote out a school financing bill, a major issue in the special legislative session. The Finance Committee approved the legislation and the full Senate is meeting Friday afternoon. The Republican majority is