On the eve of the first anniversary of the deadly and devastating fertilizer plant explosion in West, Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday authorized an additional $4.8 million in assistance for the town’s recovery efforts.
A judge was impaneling a grand jury Monday to review whether Texas Gov. Rick Perry abused his power after he vetoed funding for public corruption prosecutors when a district attorney convicted of DWI refused to resign.
Students throughout the state are rallying Wednesday in support of legislation that would allow high school graduates to join the military or to go on to higher education as a way to become legal immigrants.
Poll Results: The FDA is proposing to extend its authority to cover e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine from vaporized liquid, rather than tobacco, as conventional cigarettes do. How strictly do you think e-cigarettes should be regulated?
More strictly than conventional cigarettes
As strictly as conventional cigarettes
Less strictly than conventional cigarettes
Shouldn’t be regulated, except for a ban on sales to minors