This Week in Texas Politics saw the end of a fourth Special Session with no school choice plan. FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski and our panel of political analysts break down what this means moving forward.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a lower court in saying Texas must remove the floating border barrier in the Rio Grande. The fight is likely to continue to the Supreme Court.
Families in need of food assistance may struggle to put a meal on the table this holiday season because of a reported delay in processing SNAP applications. U.S. Rep Lloyd Doggett joins FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas to discuss.
Governor Greg Abbott went skydiving with a 106-year-old World War II assembly line worker Al Blaschke on Monday.
Gov. Abbott formally endorsed Donald Trump in the Republican presidential primary. Trump won Texas with just over 52 percent of the vote in the last election.
FOX 4’s Steven Dial spoke to North Texas Rep. David Spiller about SB4, which would make illegal border crossing a state crime.
The Texas House voted 84-63 to shut down Gov. Greg Abbott's plan for school vouchers.
The bill, which Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign, would become one of the nation’s strictest immigration laws if allowed to take effect.
Parents, educators, and advocates spoke out against HB 1, a "school choice" plan lawmakers are considering on Tuesday. The group argues public school funding shouldn't be tied to a voucher program.
In this edition of Texas: The Issue Is, FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski speaks with Democratic State Rep. Gina Hinojosa, who in Special Session 3 and at the start of the current session filed her own school option bill.
With several of the governor's priorities still in the works, the fourth Special Session began Tuesday evening shortly after the end of the third. Progress was made Friday on a school choice plan.
Friday afternoon, Gov. Abbott signed the latest legislation limiting COVID restrictions in the state of Texas.
The uncertainty in the Texas Capitol remains to be about school choice. With time on the third session winding down, school choice legislation is already being reworked.
On Tuesday, Gov. Abbott announced there was an agreement on a proposal for a new school choice plan. The governor is optimistic a deal can be made, but a hard sell still remains on the house side.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday an agreement was reached on school choice between House Speaker Dade Phelan and Lt Gov. Dan Patrick, but there were not enough lawmakers to reconvene the Texas House.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says this expanded agenda follows “productive discussions” with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan.
State lawmakers took up two controversial issues involving illegal immigration into Texas.
The top issue for the Special Session is Governor Abbott’s call for school choice legislation. Abbott is specifically asking state lawmakers to authorize what’s called education savings accounts.
The third Special Session of the 88th Texas Legislature started Monday, Oct. 9 with a lot of political drama already underway.
All eyes will be on Gov. Abbott's third Special Session in the Texas legislature next week as lawmakers return to Austin. Hear our political panel's thoughts on everything that went down in This Week in Texas Politics.