Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms that included the landmark “no-pass, no-play” policy for high school athletes during his single term in office, has died.
Three decades before Ed Murray was elected Seattle’s mayor, an Oregon child-welfare investigator found that he had sexually abused his foster son, prompting state officials to conclude that “under no circumstances” should Murray serve as a foster paren…
After the food stamp rolls swelled for years under the Obama administration, fresh figures show a dramatic reduction in states that recently have moved to restore work requirements.
Gov. Chris Christie signed a budget deal Tuesday effectively ending New Jersey’s government shutdown.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and eight other state attorneys general, along with Republican Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, are urging the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Program.
California’s attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.
Virginia Lt. Governor Ralph Northam was projected to defeat a progressive challenger for the Democratic nomination in the commonwealth’s closely-watched race for governor, while former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie was projected t…
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott revived a so-called “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people Tuesday a week after the last try collapsed when powerful social conservatives deadlocked with Republican moderates backing business opponents such as Google, Faceb…
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range.
Texas Republican Party Chairman Tom Mechler resigned Saturday, citing family and financial reasons.