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: A year after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, the state fire marshal is proposing new building requirements for facilities that store ammonium nitrate, but lawmakers warn of industry opposition. Do you think the rules are needed?