State lawmakers announced Thursday that they’re seeking input for the redistricting process in the Texas Legislature. The Texas Senate Redistricting Committee set up a series of virtual public hearings, each one focusing on a different region in the state.
Touting his public safety priorities for the legislative session, the governor continued to assail Austin for redirecting part of its police budget. He backed changes in police training, but said little else about reforming policing or accountability.
A Central Texas business owner who entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the building and witnessed a shooting that left a woman dead was arrested on a federal warrant Thursday.
A man arrested after a local police officer was dragged for nearly 40 yards after getting caught in the door of a vehicle whose driver he was attempting to stop was indicted Thursday for aggravated assault against a public servant.