Texas lawmakers are expected to consider a bill this week on the House floor that would reinforce federal law requiring schools to evaluate students suspected of having dyslexia under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
The shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline because of a ransomware attack stretched into a third day Sunday, with the Biden administration saying an “all-hands-on-deck” effort is underway to restore operations and avoid disruptions in gasoline supply.
The so-called “Texas Heartbeat Act,” which could ban abortions in the state at six weeks, cleared the House Thursday and, following procedural steps in the Senate, could soon be headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk.
The Texas House on Thursday passed a bill to raise criminal penalties and require jail time for people who obstruct a roadway if it prevents the passage of an emergency vehicle or blocks a hospital entrance.
After Austin voters decided to force the city to end its policy of allowing encampments in some areas, it’s not clear when police will start issuing tickets against people experiencing homelessness or how quickly the city could remove tents in public areas — but they’re allowed to start doing both on Tuesday.