The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled for Texas in a death penalty case involving Erick Davila, a Fort Worth man who killed a 5-year-old and her grandmother at a children’s birthday party while attempting to shoot rival gang members.
Attorney General Ken Paxton hailed a ruling today by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which dismissed a challenge against the state of Mississippi’s religious freedom law (HB 1523).
Attorney General Paxton sided with Mississippi in an amicus brief filed in the 5th Circuit on behalf of nine states last November.
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas joined a 10-state coalition filing an amicus brief supporting the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order regarding sanctuary cities.
North Richland Hills Councilmember Tom Lombard will preside over the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) for the next year after being elected President
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his office is working with a bipartisan coalition of a majority of state attorneys general on an investigation to evaluate whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today applauded President Trump’s decision to revoke a 2014 Obama-era policy memo that created the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program.
Former President Obama’s unlawful action was intended to grant five million illegal aliens in the U.S. lawful-presence status and allow them to apply for work permits.
Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito trap was collected from the 75089 zip code of Rowlett.
DCHHS encourages residents to be a part of the solution by eliminating insect breeding areas and larvae before mosquitoes reach the airborne stage.
Baylor Scott & White Wound Care Center – Rowlett, a department of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe, has received the Center of Distinction Award and the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award from Healogics, a provider of advanced wound care services.
Congressman Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement today regarding House passage of two Veteran related bills.
Construction has started on the first phase of the patient tower for Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe.
Cedar Hill Mayor Rob Franke will preside over the Regional Transportation Council for the next year after being elected chair of the 44-member transportation policymaking body for the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Thursday.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Support Division of his office received the 2017 award for the Best Mobile/Wireless Project from the Center for Digital Government.