Two Gun Rights Bills Expected to Get Final Votes in Texas

Posted: 4:46 PM - The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature, one allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms and the other permitting them to be carried in plain sight most everywhere else, have been slow going so far - and now need a final week push to become law.

Texas Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns

Updated: 05/22/2015 - Texas lawmakers pushed closer to approving the licensed open carry of handguns, but only after a fierce Senate debate over restricting police powers to question people carrying guns if they are legal.

Texas House and Senate Approve Tax Cuts

Posted: 8:47 AM - The Texas House gave preliminary approval to increasing homestead property tax exemptions, key to a $3.8 billion tax cut package on Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's wish list.

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