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Stories with person: Wendy Davis
  • Legislature ends with Lt. Gov. Patrick denying 2018 plans story has photos
    Updated: Jun-01-15 6:32 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - The first legislative session under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ended Monday with conservatives claiming victory on tax cuts, a big boost in border security spending and looser gun laws in a state already known as among America's most firearms friendly.

  • New call-in line helps business leaders shape Texas laws story has photos
    Updated: May-10-15 10:11 am

    AUSTIN, Texas - Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens has never been shy about buttonholing elected officials, but it's seldom been easier since Texas' new lieutenant governor set up regular conference calls for select business leaders and donors to advise him on issues before the Legislature.

  • Davis docked for not disclosing ties to law, lobbying firm 
    Updated: May-08-15 7:32 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Ethics Commission has assessed a $5,000 civil penalty to former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis for not disclosing her interest in a law firm and a lobbying firm from which she receives fees.

  • Texas lawmakers advance abortion bills with little debate 
    Updated: May-06-15 6:49 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Abortion is again seizing the spotlight at the Texas Capitol - but largely only in small doses that haven't drawn the kind of heated debate and high emotion that dominated last session.