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A medical clinic in downtown Amarillo. Credit: Stephen Spillman for The Texas Tribune

U.S. Justice Department sues Texas over new abortion law that Attorney General Merrick Garland calls unconstitutional

The Justice Department sued Texas on Thursday over its new abortion restrictions law, Attorney General Merrick Garland told reporters, a week after the U.S.

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Beginning this week carrying a handgun in public will no longer require a license as Texas joins 19 other states in what supporter’s refer to as “Constitutional Carry.” Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

New Texas gun law goes into effect soon

Beginning this week, carrying a handgun in public will no longer require a license as Texas joins 19 other states in what supporters refer to as “Constitutional Carry.”

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A section of the border fence in the Rio Grande Valley. Credit: Callie Richmond for The Texas Tribune

Texas border wall project receives over $450K in donations, a week after Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans

Over the span of about a week, Texas received $459,000 in private donations for the state’s planned wall at the southern border, the governor’s office said Wednesday.

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The Blanco Vista neighborhood of San Marcos was blanketed with several inches of snow in February as a massive winter weather system caused power outages across Texas. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

How the Texas Legislature could change the state's power grid this session

State lawmakers are close to passing sweeping legislation to overhaul the state’s power grid following the disastrous and deadly winter storm in February that left more than 4.8 million homes and b

Texas GOP's voting restriction bill passes House

A GOP-led voting bill cleared the Texas House early Friday morning, following hours of debate that began the day before. Daily Record file photo

Texas GOP’s voting restriction bill passes House

AUSTIN, (AP) — Texas has become the latest Republican-dominated state to advance sweeping new limits on voting, despite no evidence of any problems with last year’s vote and a coalition of state and federal officials calling the 2020 presidential election the most secure in history.

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